Field journal, Panama and England, 1966, Netherlands Antilles, Turkey, Greece, England, 1969, Netherlands, England, Philadelphia, and Boston, 1970, Tortola, BVI, 1972

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This item consists of a field journal detailing Alexander Wetmore's field work on birds from 1966-1972. Dated entries consist of accounts of hunting and collecting specimens, as well as behavioral observations, travel details, and daily activity. Localities include but are not limited to Panama, England, the Netherlands Antilles, Turkey, Greece, the Netherlands, Philadelphia, Boston, and Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Field notes from Tortola follow the journal entries, and are generally organized by species. Entries may include date, species name, sex, activities, and specific location observed.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 17, 1966

End Date

Dec 06, 1972

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


  • Greece
  • Netherlands
  • Turkey
  • United States
  • Tortola
  • Panama
  • England
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Netherlands Antilles


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-331

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Field Books, 1894-1975, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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