D. B. Burrows field notes, 1898 - 1899

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Abstract

The notebook documents the ornithological field work of D. B. Burrows, January 22, 1898 - July 21, 1899. The volume is organized around two collecting seasons, with corresponding page numbers listed on the inside cover. Entries are headed with date, specimen identification (scientific name), locality (sometimes listing landmarks), followed by descriptions of habitat, nest composition, state of eggs, observed bird behavior, and sometimes collector. There are 3photographs with captions showing nests in situ. Collecting took place in Nueces county, Texas; Marshall county, Illinois, 1898 and 1899.

Date Range

1898-1899

Start Date

Jan 22, 1898

End Date

Jul 21, 1899

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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Illinois
  • Texas
  • Nueces
  • Marshall

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

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

Sublocation

Burrows (1 of 2)