Birds collected in Cuba by William Palmer and J. H. Riley in 1900

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Catalog of birds collected by Palmer and Riley in Cuba from 14 February to 8 July 1900. Collector numbers 1-685 (1-33 for eggs collected by Palmer). Scientific name, sex, locality, date, and remarks (mostly occurrence, nest, and physical description information). Localities include but are not limited to San Diego de los Banos, Isla de Pinos [currently Isla de la Juventud], Nueva Gerona, Guanajay, Pinar de Rio, Cabañas. Feathers are inserted.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 14, 1900

End Date

Jul 08, 1900

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


  • Cuba
  • Guanajay
  • Isla de la Juventud
  • Nueva Gerona
  • San Diego de los Baños
  • Pinar del Río


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-324

Collection name

William Palmer Field Notes, 1887, 1900, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 16