Field notes, June - July (year unknown)

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Abstract

The field book documents information about birds that contributed to the research of Russell Greenberg. Location is not identified. Notes provide information about date, weather conditions (overcast, temperature), time, locality, vegetation, type and measurements of the birds seen. There are extensive notes written in a form of narrative throughout the notebook that include information about the route of field trip and the habitat. Another data set is presented in a form of a table, including: time, type and sex of bird, measurements, no. 1-9 and T. There are several data sheets with bird count with type of location (open forest, close to stream). Some notes are taken by the pencil and provide the same data as the table. There is an insert with the poem as well a personal letter to his mother.

Date Range

1975-2012

Start Date

1975

End Date

2012

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Migratory birds
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Birds--Counting
  • Botany
  • Ornithology

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-179

Collection name

Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center Research Records, 1969-2011

Physical Description

field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 17