Field catalog, Colombia, 1949-1952

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Abstract

This field catalog consists of a list of bird specimens collected by Melbourne A. Carriker from 1949-1952 in Colombia. Dated entries for specimens include species name, specific locality, and sex. Most of the facing pages also contain daily journal-style entries which give more specific collecting details. These entries discuss travel details, daily activity, egg and nest information, and collecting site and situation specifics. Field numbers range from 16574-23639.

Date Range

1949-1952

Start Date

Dec 19, 1949

End Date

Aug 24, 1952

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

Colombia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-574

Collection name

Melbourne Armstrong Carriker Field Books from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 42