Field notes in journal form with integral species, 1988-1992

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Abstract

This item consists of field journals and species accounts by Joe T. Marshall, detailing his field work with birds from 1988-1992. For each of these years there is a separate journal series, followed by or interspersed with integral species accounts. Dated journal entries detail accounts of observing and collecting birds in such areas as the United States, Canada, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico. Information included are times, altitudes, weather conditions, terrain and forest descriptions, and bird lists with species. Journal pages are numbered and species accounts generally contain dates and specific localities, as well as accounts of different occasions of observing and collecting animals. There are a number of animal sketches, as well as sketched and printed maps with field notes, and other relevant materials.

Date Range

1988-1992

Start Date

1988

End Date

1992

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

  • Canada
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States
  • Dominican Republic

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 59