Field notes, 1993-1996

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This item is a field journal by Joe T. Marshall, detailing his field work with birds (and plants) from 1993-1996. Dated journal entries detail accounts of observing birds and plants in such areas as Vermont, Virginia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and Costa Rica. Information included are times, altitudes, weather conditions, terrain and forest descriptions, bird calls, and bird and plant lists. There is also a small notebook included of field notes from Monteverde Reserve in Costa Rica during 1994. Also present are a number of bird sketches, as well as sketched and printed maps with field notes, brochures, and other relevant materials.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 15, 1993

End Date

May 15, 1997

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
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • Vermont
  • New Brunswick
  • Canada
  • United States
  • Newfoundland
  • Virginia
  • Costa Rica


  • 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 59