D. B. Burrows specimen notecards

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Abstract

Notecards document the oological collection of D. B. Burrows, 1870-1898. Details include specimen identification (scientific and common name), A.O.U. no., date (day, month, year), collector, locality, identity (e.g. positive), incubation (e.g. fresh), nest composition, and number. Locality frequently includes geographical landmarks as well as name of nearby town, county, and state. Nest description provides information relating to location, vegetation, and sometimes measurements. Dates are not consecutive. Localities are across Texas and Illinois.

Date Range

1870-1898

Start Date

1870

End Date

1898

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

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Burrows (1 of 2)