Ornithological notes, 1890-1901

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Field notes of egg and nest Morrell collected in Puttsfield, Maine, recorded 3 April 1890 to 11 September 1901. Morrell's narrative notes describe birds observed and collecting events. His notes include details on incubation, nest materials, host tree, height from the ground, number of eggs, environment surrounding nest, common name of bird, birds observed, bird songs, some occurrence information, and many other details. Checklist of birds observed in September 1893 is included. Other localities include various parts of Massachusetts.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 03, 1890

End Date

Sep 11, 1901

Access Information

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Pittsfield


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-326

Collection name

Clarence H. Morrell Field Notes, 1890-1901, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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