D. B. Burrows field notes 1900-1910

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The notebook documents the ornithological field work of D. B. Burrows, January 27, 1900 - June 24, 1910. The volume is organized by collecting trip or season, which corresponds with the index inside the front cover. Sections document collecting in vicinity of Nueces county, Texas, 1900; Marshall county, Illinois, 1901 - 1906; Sutton county, Texas 1907; southern Texas, 1908; Coryell county, Texas, 1909; and Texas, 1910. Entries are narrative in style and detail type of specimen (scientific name), identification number, locality (sometimes with landmarks), description of eggs, nest composition and location, observed bird behavior, terrain and vegetation, and remarks.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 27, 1900

End Date

Jun 24, 1910

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0794 to make an appointment.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Illinois
  • Texas
  • Sutton
  • Coryell
  • Nueces
  • Marshall


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 14-192

Collection name

D. B. Burrows Field Notes, 1870 - 1919, 1940, undated, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds


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