Egg catalog, May – June 1924

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Egg catalog created by Murie from 28 May to 11 June 1924 in Hooper Bay, Alaska. Each page contains roughly the following information: collector name, mark, a.o.u. number, scientific name, locality, date, nest measurements, and additional notes on nest materials and the eggs (incubation). Some USNM catalog numbers were added afterward. A.o.u. numbers range from approximately 38 to 376. USNMN numbers range from approximately 36555 to 36589.

Date Range


Start Date

May 28, 1924

End Date

Jun 11, 1924

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Hooper Bay
  • United States
  • Alaska


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-319

Collection name

Olaus Johan Murie Field Notes, 1911-1924, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds


Box 16