Data on specimens of Spiza americana - Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico, April 1963

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This item consists of field notes by Joe T. Marshall regarding the bird Spiza americana, or Dickcissel in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico from April 11-20, 1963. Two pages consist of journal-style entries which detail the observation of these birds, while two additional pages contain lists of bird specimens specifically observed. These lists contain such information as number, sex, weight, gonads, age, fat, food, and molt. An accompanying typed sheet by Marshall indicates that he was brought to Sinaloa to observe a pest problem with these birds. There are also two slides present.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 11, 1963

End Date

Apr 20, 1963

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
  • Dickcissel
  • Ornithology




  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-576

Collection name

Joe T. Marshall Field Notes, 1932-2001, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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


Box 57