Field notes, July 24 - 26, 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 24 - 26, 1959. He begins with the date and discusses weather, temperature, terrain, tables of data on observed kob (field number, territorial ground #, tag no., time, location, remarks), statistics (on marked, unmarked and tagged kob), opinions on meaning of observations, and the process of tagging (how kob react to sedative over period of time). He also comments on behaviors, interactions, and personalities of kob.

Date Range

1959

Start Date

Jul 24, 1959

End Date

Jul 26, 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