Belem Virus Project, undated

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This box of field notes details the field work of Philip S. Humphrey with birds in Belem, Brazil from June - August, 1965 on a series of 5"x7" cards. Specimens represent banded, bled birds for the Belem Virus Project, and specimens not in the USNM. Dated entries may include any or all of the following information: number, name, locality, preparation, time, net or shot, net number, height, shelf, from, habitat, iris, gape, feet, mouth lining, skull, cl. prot., bill, molt (wing, tail, body), gonads, skull ossification, weight, blood sample taken, plasma number, and serology. Also included are some mammal and reptile specimens. Catalog numbers range from 196301-197000 and 198003-199000, with some additional numbers.

Date Range


Start Date

May 31, 1965

End Date

Jul 31, 1964

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
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Brazil
  • Belém


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-575

Collection name

Philip Strong Humphrey Field Notes, 1963-1973, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 box

Physical Location

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


Box 55