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Female and male plumage brightness is positively correlated among populations of the dichromatic Variable Seedeater

Author:
Ocampo, Diego  Search this
Barrantes, Gilbert  Search this
Uy, J. A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2023
Citation:
Ocampo, Diego, Barrantes, Gilbert, and Uy, J. A. 2023. "Female and male plumage brightness is positively correlated among populations of the dichromatic Variable Seedeater." Ornithology, https://doi.org/10.1093/ornithology/ukad002.
Identifier:
167472
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1093/ornithology/ukad002
ISSN:
0004-8038
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_167472

How Scientists Are Working to End Deadly Bird Strikes

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2011-03-11T21:13:18.000Z
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The Life and Art of Elizabeth Gould (Facebook Live)

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2019-03-22T19:47:59.000Z
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Live Bird Friendly: Turn Lights Out and Treat Windows to Keep Birds Safe

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2016 North American Ornithological Conference--Keith Gagnon, age 9

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Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative: Roxy Laybourne

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Monkey Monitor: Smithsonian Scientist Meg Crofoot

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2011-08-04T15:38:06.000Z
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Bird Extinctions with Helen James

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2015-11-10T16:55:44.000Z
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Amphibians & birds--California

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
California
United States
Contents:
Pseudacris Regilla--Canyon wren--Plain titmouse--Canyon wren--Plain titmouse--Pacific tree frog--Spadefoot toad--Aneidas Lugubris--Western toad--Spadefoot toad--Pacific giant salamander
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1120
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: United States, California, February 20, 1954.
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Sounds  Search this
Nature  Search this
Herpetology  Search this
Biology  Search this
Frogs  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Birds  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1120
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / CDR copy
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk58260c070-a2e9-4ece-ad06-3e13cf83b3f1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19614

Avon -- Northington Farm

Former owner:
Enders, Ostrom  Search this
Enders, Alice  Search this
Kershner, Bernard  Search this
Kershner, Bonnie  Search this
Architect:
Talcott & Talcott  Search this
Provenance:
Garden Club of Hartford  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Northington Farm (Avon, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- Avon
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, extensive personal recollections and a photocopy of an article.
General:
Alice and Ostrom Enders called their 57-acre farm 'Northington' in recognition of an historic name of its Connecticut location. The couple commissioned Alice's brothers, Charles Hooker Talcott and Seth Talcott of Talcott and Talcott, to build their house in the latest International Style that had emerged from Europe. Cheviot sheep were raised on the farm and hay was grown in the surrounding fields, and near the barn there was a large vegetable garden with a cutting garden of flowers. In the 1950s a sunken 120-square-foot greenhouse was built onto the shed in which Mrs. Enders raised rare geraniums and other flowers. Three ponds were dug to attract wildfowl which were pinioned and protected by electric fences. Waterfowl were a particular interest of Mr. Enders who raised breeding pairs and incubated eggs in the basement starting in the mid-1950s. Several species were given to the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. and the Bronx Zoo in New York. Along with Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley, Mr. Enders bred Nene geese and after several years' efforts sent the hatchlings to Hawaii. In the 1970's a Duck House was built so the waterfowl could winter on the Connecticut property.
The original house was demolished circa 1998 and another house was built in its place. The greenhouse and a mature white oak tree still survive. The current owner has some of the garden and farm tools used by the Enders on display in her home and is interested in restoring the gardens. Ornamental trees have been planted recently.
Ostrom Enders added a three-room library to the original structure to house his collection of 6,000 ornithological and natural history books. The collection was donated to the Watkinson Library at Trinity College in 1982.
Persons associated with the garden include: Ostrom Enders and Alice Dudley Talcott Enders (former owners, 1931-1994); Bernard and Bonnie Kershner (former owners from 1996); Charles Hooker Talcott and Seth Talcott (architects, 1932-1933); William Spivey (caretaker); John Binders (caretaker); Mr. Pang (caretaker); Ray Shookus (caretaker).
Related Materials:
Northington Farm related holdings consist of 1 folder (48 digital images; 4 photographic prints)
Photographic images of this garden are located in the Garden Club of Hartford at the Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford, Connecticut.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Avon  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CT705
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb60743533a-fc0c-40cf-b814-c972fd74b5eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref21440

Live Bird Friendly: Keep Cats Indoors to Save Birds

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An unaccountable migration of the Red-headed Woodpecker

Author:
Ridgeway, Robert  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1881
Citation:
Ridgeway, Robert. 1881. "An unaccountable migration of the Red-headed Woodpecker." Bulletin of the Nuttall Ornithological Club, 6 120–122.
Identifier:
128798
ISSN:
2474-0144
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Live Bird Friendly: Drink Bird Friendly® Coffee to Protect Disappearing Habitats

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Live Bird Friendly: Avoid Single-use Plastics to Protect Birds and the Planet

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2016 North American Ornithological Conference, President Jimmy Carter

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Proceedings of Manchester N. Atlantic Islands Conference, September 1990 [M.V. Hounsome, proceedings editor]

Title:
Proceedings of Manchester North Atlantic Islands Conference
Proceedings of the Manchester North Atlantic Islands Conference
Evolution and conservation in the North Atlantic islands
Author:
Hounsome, M. V  Search this
Linnean Society of London  Search this
Physical description:
342 pages illustrations, maps 23 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
Macaronesia
Islands of the Atlantic
Atlantique, Îles de l'
Atlantic Ocean
Date:
1993
Topic:
Island animals  Search this
Island plants  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Botany  Search this
Birds  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Plant conservation  Search this
Faune insulaire  Search this
Flore insulaire  Search this
Zoologie  Search this
Oiseaux  Search this
Faune--Protection  Search this
Plantes--Conservation  Search this
Call number:
QH132.M28 P96 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_466070

Edward W. Nelson photographs from New Mexico

Photographer:
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934  Search this
Extent:
19 Photographs
Culture:
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
September 1888
Summary:
This collection contains 19 photographs of the A:shiwi (Zuni) reservation in New Mexico, September 1888. The photographs may have been shot by field naturalist Edward W. Nelson.
Scope and Contents:
P18754-18772

This collection contains 19 photographs believed to have been shot by Edward W. Nelson in September 1888. The photographs depict scenes from the A:shiwi (Zuni) reservation and surrounding areas in western New Mexico. The photographs include landscapes and flora; activities such as carrying water and husking corn; scenes of the village including gardens and multi-level adobe buildings; and portraits.

The original acquisition paperwork lists E. N. Nelson as the photographer. However, after further research, it is believed that the photographs may have been shot by Edward William Nelson, who was a field naturalist for the U.S. Government and was living in Arizona at the time these photographs were shot. The photographer's handwritten notes that accompanied this set of photographs, indicate that they conducted a previous survey in 1886, which indicates that these images were most likely photographed for professional purposes. Additionally, the handwriting in the NMAI note appears to match the handwriting in Edward W. Nelson's fieldnotes held by Smithsonian Institution Archives. Further research will be required to positively identify the photographer.
Arrangement:
Photographs arranged in folders by catalog #.
Biographical / Historical:
It is uncertain if Edward W. Nelson is photographer of this collection or if E. N. Nelson is. Additional research is required.

Below is a biography of Edward W. Nelson from the Smithsonian's National Anthropological Archives (collection ID: NAA.PhotoLot.171).

Edward William Nelson (1855-1934) was an explorer and naturalist for the United States government known for his studies in Alaska, California and Mexico. Born near Manchester, New Hampshire, Nelson grew up with an ardent interest in birds and the outdoors. With the help of Henry W. Henshaw and Smithsonian Assistant Secretary Spencer F. Baird, he gained a post as a weather observer with the Signal Corps in 1877. Nelson was stationed in St. Michael, Alaska, for the next four years, during which time he collected ethnological data and natural history collections for the Smithsonian Institution. In 1890, Nelson joined the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture as a Special Field Agent on the Death Valley Expedition of Clinton Hart Merriam. After this Expedition disbanded in 1891, Nelson continued to work in California under orders from the Bureau and met his future expedition partner Edward Alphonso Goldman. A three month field survey in Mexico in 1892 evolved into fourteen years of research by the pair, during which they made extensive investigations of Mexican mammalogy, ornithology, and ethnology. Following these studies, Nelson moved into an administrative role in the Bureau, holding appointments as Chief Field Naturalist, 1907-1912; Assistant in Charge of Biological Investigations, 1913-1914; Assistant Chief, 1914-1916; Chief, 1916-1927; and Senior Biologist, 1927-1929.
Related Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives and Smithsonian Institution Archives also hold Edward W. Nelson collections.
Provenance:
Gift of Robert F. Hale, 1956.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archives Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Edward W. Nelson photographs from New Mexico, image #, NMAI.AC.311; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.311
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4263d384d-e2e5-49d5-847b-a0aa9f39fccf
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-311

On the use of trinominals in American ornithology

Author:
Stejneger, Leonhard  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1884
Citation:
Stejneger, Leonhard. 1884. "On the use of trinominals in American ornithology." Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 7, (413) 70–81. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.413.70.
Identifier:
84335
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.413.70
ISSN:
0096-3801
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_84335

Live Bird Friendly: Plant Native Plants to Shelter and Nourish Birds

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Ontogeny of bill color in male streamertail hummingbirds (Trochilus)

Author:
Graves, Gary R.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2009
Citation:
Graves, Gary R. 2009. "Ontogeny of bill color in male streamertail hummingbirds (Trochilus)." Journal of Caribbean Ornithology, 22 44–47.
Identifier:
117677
ISSN:
1544-4953
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_117677

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