C. O. Handley, Jr., Guatemala, 1947, field notes, birds

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Abstract

The field notes document the field work of Charles O. Handley, Jr., in Guatemala, March 3 - June 2, 1947. Entries are organized by type of bird (scientific name). They are numbered (1 - 529, though not always sequential) followed with localities and dates with corresponding descriptions. These include terrain, vegetation, quantity and type of birds seen, abundance. Sometimes tables of location, date, and quantity. Some descriptions are extensive.

Date Range

1947

Start Date

Mar 03, 1947

End Date

Jun 02, 1947

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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

Guatemala

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-448

Collection name

Division of Mammals, C. O. Handley field notes, 1942-1993

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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