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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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.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Virginia
  • Big Stone Gap


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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SIA Acc. 13-235

Collection name

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

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1 Field Book

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