Yucatan - mist netting results for Oscar's Acahual, 1984-1985

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Abstract

The documents relate to the field work of James Lynch mist netting for Oscar's Acahual in Quintana Roo, Mexico, circa 1984-1985. Includes summaries of results and mist net data sheets. Data sheets were pre-printed and list site name (e.g. Acahual), observer names, date, net day, weather (temp., wind, clouds, precip., end temp.), time nets opened, time closed, followed by a table of data that contains time, net #, tier, species, new or recpt, band (color, leg, size), sex, age, molt, weight, and comments. Comments often provide additional information about birds collected like band numbers and state of plumage.

Date Range

1984-1985

Start Date

1984

End Date

1985

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Bird populations
  • Birds
  • Mist netting
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Yucatán, Península de
  • Mexico
  • Quintana Roo

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-003

Collection name

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Research Records, 1964-1999

Physical Description

1 fieldbook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 8 Folder 3