Field notes on Ceophlocus pileatus, pileated woodpecker

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Abstract

23 black-and-white prints documenting the development of pileated woodpecker youths from 2 days old. Most of the photos are labeled with the age of the bird and many depict the birds being measured. Photos are from May and June of an unlabeled year, although these are probably the same birds Hoyt documented in the Summer of 1939. These were probably taken in Etna, New York. Also included are approximately 22 negatives from 7 to 17 February 1950 depicting pileated woodpecker youths eating.

Date Range

1939

Start Date

May 20, 1939

End Date

Feb 17, 1950

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • New York
  • Etna
  • United States

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007405

Collection name

John Southgate Yeaton Hoyt and Sally Foresman Hoyt Papers, 1938-1964

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 6