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The collection contains report slips for bird sightings used in a collaborative project of the Portland Society of Natural History and the Maine Audubon Society. Under the guidance of Christopher M. Packard, curator of the Portland Society, project members, both observers and "feeding station operators" recorded bird and other natural history observations from around the state of Maine.
Cards are arranged in AOU (American Ornithologists Union) checklist order. See Science Reference QL 681.C52 1983, in the Fogler Library.
Nature and Geography
Size of Collection
6.8 cubic feet (51 archival card file boxes)
Dates of Collection
1952-1972, bulk 1959-1969
SpC MS 0315
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Maine Field Naturalist Bird Sightings Files, 1952-1972" (2015). Finding Aids. Number 263.