Survey Records, 1966-1973

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Consists primarily of raw and synthesized bird-banding data compiled by the Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey. George E. Watson, Chairman, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, and Curator, Division of Birds, National Museum of Natural History, was Principal Investigator. The usual data given includes species, sex, weight, and fat content. Also included is correspondence of Watson, mostly concerning banding work; reports; and administrative records.


Watson, George E (George Elder) 1931-


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1966
  • 1966-1973


  • Emigration and immigration
  • Animals
  • Migrations
  • Birds
  • Birds as carriers of disease
  • Birds--Migration


  • Manuscripts
  • Field notes

Local number

SIA RS00057

Physical description

  • 13 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 9.09 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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