Field notes (Javier Salgado Ortiz) Chiapas, Mexico, 1993

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The notebook documents the field work of Javier Salgado Ortiz in Chiapas, Mexico, during January 13 to February 4, 1993. The volume covers his work as part of the "Proyecto Aves Migratorias Manchones de Vegetacion, Secundaria Area Selva Lacandona." Begins with narrative style entries describing travel details, type of work completed. Subsequent entries are headed with date, location information (habitat type or landmarks), weather, time of day, followed with a list of observation notes. These contain abbreviation (possibly for name of bird), quantity, sex, and measurements. Narrative entries are interspersed. There are also observations of vegetation.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 13, 1993

End Date

Feb 04, 1993

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  • Animals
  • Migratory birds
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Mexico
  • Chiapas


  • 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 4 Folder 1