Field book - Quintana Roo, Mexico, March-April 1988 and February-March 1989

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Field notes document the work of James Lynch in Quintana Roo, Mexico, during March 24 - April 15, 1988 and February 27 - March 20, 1989. The folder contains loose sheets with journal entries and two color slides of sparrows. Contains a list of supplies left in Puerto Morelos. Entries are dated and headed with location information, followed by travel details, observations of bird behavior, bird lists and counts (common name), notes on local agriculture including intensification and its affect on bird populations, weather, habitat, hand drawn maps, and notes on a conversation with a colleague.

Date Range

1988, 1989

Start Date

Mar 24, 1988

End Date

Mar 20, 1989

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  • Animals
  • Bird populations
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Mexico
  • Quintana Roo


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

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 16