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Birds of Peru and northern Chile

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 17
Scope and Contents

In 1953 and 1954, Robert Cushman Murphy, AMNH ornithologist, filmed bird colonies of coastal Peru and Chile and the outlying islands. The bird colonies darken the barren landscape by their sheer numbers. Nests and fledglings are everywhere. There is also a sequence devoted to the extraction and exportation of guano. Penguins, boobies, cormorants, gulls, and terns are seen.

Dates: 1953-1954

Sarah Dietz slide photographic slide collection, 1960-1990.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 591-610
Abstract Photographs taken around the world to accompany Sarah Dietz's lectures. Rehoused in 20 boxes in its original order. 591. China. 592. South Africa, China, Burma. 593. Indonesia, Mongolia. 594. China. 595. Ethiopia, India #1. 596. India #2. 597. Fiji, New Zealand, Australia. 598. Australia. 599. Arizona, Galapagos, Russia, Tanzania, Ethiopia. 600. Italy, Solomon Islands, Great Barrier Reef. 601. Thailand, Central Asia, Japan. 602. India, Great Rivers, Vietnam. 603. Java, Iran. 604. Madagascar,...
Dates: 1960-1990