Field notes, Thailand, Malaysia, 1976; SE and SW United States, Mexico, Philippines, Hong Kong, 1977

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This item consists of two field journals and species accounts by Joe T. Marshall, detailing his field work with birds from February 15, 1976 - December 12, 1977. Dated journal entries include such information as times, altitudes, weather conditions, terrain and forest descriptions, and bird lists with species. The pages of the first journal are numbered 1-28 and deal only with species from Thailand and Malaysia from February 15 - December 6, 1976. The pages of the second journal are numbered 0-19, range in date from March 15 - December 12, 1977, and deal with species from areas such as the United States, the Philippines, Mexico, and Hong Kong. Both journals are followed by species accounts which are organized by species and contains dates and specific localities, as well as accounts of different occasions of observing and collecting. Altitudes and numbers of birds are recorded, and there are some bird sketches. There are also some additional miscellaneous field notes and maps present.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 15, 1976

End Date

Dec 12, 1977

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
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Fiji
  • United States
  • Philippines
  • Texas
  • Kansas
  • Thailand


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-576

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 58