Big Stone Gap Observations, 1932-1933; Notes on the Nesting of Birds, 1932-1934

ID: SIA Acc. 13-235

Creator: Camblos, Joshua F. B.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1932-1934

Citation: Joshua F. B. Camblos Field Books, 1932-1939

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Abstract

The field notes document the ornithological field work of Joshua F. B. Camblos in Virginia, 1932 - 1934. Entries are not chronological. Entries are headed with type of bird, date, location, and name of collector. This is followed by a narrative that includes a combination of information about habitat, vegetation, nest construction, behavior of female bird, and appearance of eggs. Following this is a table of data with name, no., date, set, incubation; narrative entries headed with date and set identifier that describe appearance and condition of eggs (sometimes with measurements), habitat, location, and type of bird. Locations do not always indicate town and state. Identified sites include Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

Date Range

1932-1934

Start Date

1932

End Date

1934

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Virginia
  • Big Stone Gap

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 13-235

Collection name

Joshua F. B. Camblos Field Books, 1932-1939

Physical Description

1 Field Book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Folder 2