Field book - Quintana Roo, Mexico, February-March 1994, August 1995, and September 1997

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Field notes document the work of James Lynch in Quintana Roo, Mexico, February 4 - March 4, 1994; August 5 - 13, 1995; and September 27 - October 1, 1997. Contains brochures, loose notes, and loose sheets of field notes. These are dated, headed with location or route, followed by narrative style entries that contain travel details, weather, notes on mist-netting, habitat, lists of birds seen (common name), and work completed. Also contains tables of data from mist-netting that list species name, quantities for numbered days, and totals, as well as a list of Maya words and phrases taught to Lynch.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 01, 1994

End Date

Sep 30, 1997

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  • Animals
  • Bird populations
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • 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 12 Folder 16