Collection of birds from West Pakistan, #483837 - 484011

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Field book of bird, mammal and reptile collections made by Roy C. Tasker and S. S. H. Rizvi in West Pakistan, 4 October 1959 to 10 April 1960. The following bird information is recorded: cmmon name; sex, age, date, description (mostly color) of eyes, beak, and feet; measurements of head and body, wing, tail, [?], and beak. Birds collected from 14 December 1959 to 10 April 1960, and numbered #1 to #184. "All reptiles ... sent to American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), NYC" Lizards and snakes collected in 1960. Information includes locality and description for 3 specimens. Mammals also sent to AMNH. Numbered #1 to #25, and collected 4 October 1959 to 23 March 1960. Mammal notes include common name, date, sex, age, and measurements of total, tail, and foot. Localities only recorded for reptile entries: Mohenjo-daro; Hyderābād.

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  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Pakistan
  • Mohenjo-daro
  • Hyderābād


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-579

Collection name

Roy C. Tasker and S. S. H. Rizvi Field Book, 1959-1960, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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


Box 63