Field notes, (Robert Reitsma), Book II, 1991-1992

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The notebook documents the field work of Robert Reitsma in Chajul, Mexico, during December 7, 1991 to March 6, 1992. Entries are usually dated, headed with notes about weather and location information (e.g. landmarks), followed by lists of observation data. These include common name, sex, quantity, and measurements (unidentified). There are sometimes notes about other types of fauna present. Also sometimes drawings relating to bird movements, and references to cacao. There is a draft of a letter and miscellaneous notes.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 07, 1991

End Date

Mar 06, 1992

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  • Animals
  • Migratory birds
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Mexico
  • Chajul


  • 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


Box 3 Folder 13