Field book - Yucatan, January-February 1986

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Field notes document the work of James Lynch in Yucatan, Mexico, during January to February 1986. The title page states that work was completed in Quintana Roo during January 28 - February 26, 1986. The pages describe "discreet goals" for field observations, including point surveys, data on detectability, mixed flock composition and movements, absolute density of HOWA and KEWA, foraging behavior, and prey availability in difficult habitats. Entries contain data for point surveys, notes on weather, observations of bird foraging behavior, descriptions of habitat, and bird lists with counts.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 01, 1986

End Date

Feb 28, 1986

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  • Animals
  • Bird populations
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Yucatán
  • 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 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 11 Folder 9