B. J. Hayward, 23 June 1968 - 29 August 1968 journal

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B. J. Hayward completed field work in Kenya as part of the African Mammal Project (Smithsonian Institution), June 23 - August 29, 1968. Entries are headed with date and location, sometimes with latitude and longitude. He traveled with David Hopcroft. Entries describe travel details like routes, locations including distances from, terrain (elevation) and vegetation seen enroute, habitat, collector numbers, temperature and weather, colleagues worked with, daily activities, times of day, specimens collected (quantity, type, and sex), insects found on specimens, and collecting methods. At the end is a tally divided by sex and listed per location. Locations include Athi River, Mtito Andei, Ketale, Lukenia, MNaevacha, Maji Moto, Nairobi, Nakuru, Voi, Kenya; Amudat, Uganda.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 23, 1968

End Date

Aug 29, 1968

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.




  • Athi River
  • Voi
  • Nairobi
  • Nakuru
  • Maji Ya Moto
  • Uganda
  • Mtito Andei
  • Kenya
  • Amudat


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-444

Collection name

Division of Mammals, Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, 1961 - 1972

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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