Swamp sparrow observation cards

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The observation cards document of the work of Russell Greenberg regarding swamp sparrows. Cards are preprinted. On the front, it lists nest ID (e.g. BB1-01), species (e.g. SWSP), plot (e.t. BB1), station (latitude and longitude), substr 1, substr 2, cover, nst. ht. (m). On verso, it lists a table of description: NID (mo., day, time, min @ nest), Nest ID (observer, stage, nest cont. seen, # egg), species (# yng. , adult loc., adult activity, min. age yng., max. age yng., and comments. Comments often relate to bird behavior. Cards are organized into groupings: BB1 - Bowers Beach, BB2, BB3, BH1-tower, BH2-lighthouse, BH3-brickhouse. Locations are in Delaware including Bowers Beach.

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  • Animals
  • Migratory birds
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Bowers Beach
  • Delaware


  • 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


Box 9 Folder 8