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

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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.

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


  • Yucatán, Península de
  • Mexico
  • Quintana Roo


  • 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


Box 8 Folder 3