Notebook containing list and description of bird skins in British Museum collections

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Abstract

This is a field notebook by Owen Bryant and William Palmer, listing and describing bird specimens in the British Museum collection. No dates or localities are provided, but these specimens were presumably collected by Bryant and Palmer in Java (Jawa), Indonesia some time around 1909. Entries include descriptions of birds by sex, physical measurements, and coloring. Some additional miscellaneous notes are present, as well as some sketches.

Date Range

1909

Start Date

1909

End Date

1909

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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Jawa
  • Indonesia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-573

Collection name

Owen Bryant and William Palmer Field Book from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 41