Field catalogs : Birdseye, C, Bunnell, A S, Cary, M, Cantwell, G G, Dufresne, F

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Library bound volume combining multiple volumes of field notes. Field notes of Clarence Birdseye; A. S. Bunnell; Merrit Cary; George G. Cantwell; Frank Dufresne are included and described in that order below. |Birdseye, C. field notes, 14 July 1908 to February 1915, collector numbers 1 to 206. Localities include New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Montana, Colorado, Michigan, and Labrador (Canada). Each entry lists number, genera or binomial, sex, date, localities with elevations.|Bunnell, A. S. field notes, 1905 and 1906, collector numbers 1-37 and 200-383, recorded 1 July to 6 August 1905 and 22 May to 31 July 1906 in California. Localities include Grafton Yolo County, Coaliga, and many others. Each entry records number, common name locality, date, and space for remarks, which occasionally include information like stomach contents, more specific locality, and other details.|Cary, M. field notes, 1902-1912, collector numbers 1-453. Localities include various parts of Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, Texas, and possibly others. Each entry records number, genera, sex, locality, date, and remarks, which often include stomach contents, more specific locality information, where shot (including habitat information), and other details.|George G. Cantwell field notes,1918-1921, collector numbers 56-1681, 14 April 1918 to 26 June 1921. Each entry includes number; sex; common name, genera, or binomial; locality; date; and remarks, which often include more specific locality information, elevation, and other details. Localities include mostly various parts of Washington, but also Oregon, Arizona, and Vancouver (Canada).|Frank Dufresne typed field notes, 1924, collector numbers 61-225, 1 May to 5 August in Alaska. Each entry includes number, sex, binomial, locality, date, and remarks, which often include plumage, weight, if first record, reproductive organs, age, and other details. Localities include mostly Hooper Bay, but also Igiak Bay, Askinuk Mountains, Kokechik River, and Kashunuk River.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 01, 1905

End Date

Aug 05, 1924

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
  • Ornithology


  • Canada
  • Montana
  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Alaska
  • California
  • Washington


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-581

Collection name

Bird section, Bird and Mammals Lab, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 1