Field notes, July 14 - 17, 1959

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Abstract

The dictabelt is a recording of Helmut Buechner's field notes for work completed in Semliki Game Reserve, Uganda, July 14 - 17, 1959. Entries are dated and narrative in style. He initially indicates that he spent time in the field with Allan C. Brooks and Lee Talbot. Talbot was doing research in vicinity at Serengetti National Park. Entres are dated; the majority of narrative describes location and method of kob tagging. Sites are numbered and identified, there are extensive descriptions (with time of day) of how kob react to the tranquilizer used and the amount of related dosage. He records measurements of individual kob as well as weight, sex, and age. There is a table of data relating field number, time, and remarks per site.

Date Range

1959

Start Date

Jul 14, 1959

End Date

Jul 17, 1959

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Topic

Mammalogy

Place

Uganda

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sound recording-nonmusical

Accession #

SIA RU007279

Collection name

Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975

Physical Description

1 sound recording

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 27