Field book - Kenya, February-November 1997

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Field notes document the work of James Lynch in Kenya during February 5 -16, October 26 - November 16, 1997. Contains correspondence and loose sheets of field notes. These are headed with date, location information, followed by narrative style entries that contain travel details, work and time of day, bird lists (common name), notes on mist-netting, weather, vegetation at netting sites, tables of data on birds collected, and bird transect counts. Also contains notes on possible funding for Mpala Ranch. Locations include Ol Jogi Wildlife Conservancy and Mpala Ranch [Mpala Research Centre].

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 05, 1997

End Date

Nov 16, 1997

Access Information

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




  • 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 21