Field notes, Mexico, 1988

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Abstract

The notebook documents the work of Russ Greenberg in Mexico during October 25 - December 1, 1988. Entries vary in content and structure. Some are headed with date, sometimes location information (e.g. old forest transect), and weather. They contain lists of description relating to bird behavior including measurements, common name, sex, age, and unidentified abbreviations. Other entries list type of bird (common name) with characteristics including identifier (e.g. #207), weight, fat, age, sex, and appearance. Some entries are bird lists. At least some locations were in the vicinity of Sian Ka'an, Mexico.

Date Range

1988

Start Date

Oct 25, 1988

End Date

Dec 01, 1988

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Migratory birds
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Mexico
  • Quintana Roo

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-179

Collection name

Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center Research Records, 1969-2011

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 16