East Africa field notes, July 18 - 30, 1974

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Abstract

The field book documents Devra Kleiman's work in Nairobi [National] Park in East Africa, July 18- 30, 1974. Entries are dated. They detail travel (method of travel, time of day, accommodations) and interactions with colleagues, environment of Nairobi Park, various wildlife observed, vegetation, route traveled in park, and campsites. Some entries include detailed observations headed with location (e.g. "east gate"), and include a variety of information such as range of time, weather, description of animal (type, quantity, sex, behavior). Includes mammals (e.g. impala, zebra, wildebeest) and birds (e.g. vultures, ostrich) listed by common name. She also describes a visit to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and records observations of primate behavior. Other locations include vicinity of Lake Albert.

Date Range

1974

Start Date

Jul 18, 1974

End Date

Jul 30, 1974

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Nairobi National Park
  • Kenya

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 14-213

Collection name

Devra G. Kleiman Papers, 1962-2009, 2013

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 3 Folder 19