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John E. Thayer* (1862-04-03 - 1933-07-22) person

Amateur ornithologist; son of Nathaniel Thayer, Jr. Sponsored expeditions to Panama (1904), Mexico (1905), China (1907-1909), and Alaska and eastern Siberia (1910-1911). Donated much of his ornithological collection to MCZ in 1931.

Names for this agent

  • Colonel John Eliot Thayer
  • John E. Thayer (preferred)
  • Thayer, J. E. (author)
  • J. E. Thayer (second author)

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Collecting Event Map

  • Arachnida: Buthidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Aves: Accipitridae (51 records) in years 1882-1921
  • Aves: Alaudidae (15 records) in years 1907-1920
  • Aves: Anatidae (31 records) in years 1883-1924
  • Aves: Apodidae (2 records) in years 1897-1914
  • Aves: Bombycillidae (11 records) in years 1897-1911
  • Aves: Certhiidae (1 record) in year 1909
  • Aves: Charadriidae (2 records) in year 1912
  • Aves: Ciconiidae (1 record) in year 1906
  • Aves: Columbidae (2 records) in years 1903-1905
  • Aves: Corvidae (3 records) in years 1897-1908
  • Aves: Cuculidae (6 records) in years 1898-1908
  • Aves: Emberizidae (326 records) in years 1863-1928
  • Aves: Falconidae (2 records) in years 1898-1899
  • Aves: Fringillidae (2 records) in years 1897-1906
  • Aves: Hirundinidae (2 records) in years 1897-1906
  • Aves: Icteridae (13 records) in years 1897-1912
  • Aves: Laniidae (3 records) in years 1883-1916
  • Aves: Laridae (2 records) in years 1899-1906
  • Aves: Mimidae (2 records) in year 1897
  • Aves: Muscicapidae (35 records) in years 1897-1916
  • Aves: Parulidae (28 records) in years 1886-1912
  • Aves: Phasianidae (1 record) in year 1897
  • Aves: Picidae (6 records) in years 1897-1908
  • Aves: Ploceidae (1 record) in year 1897
  • Aves: Scolopacidae (4 records) in years 1897-1914
  • Aves: Sittidae (5 records) in years 1898-1909
  • Aves: Strigidae (10 records) in years 1899-1917
  • Aves: Sturnidae (3 records) in years 1907-1908
  • Aves: Sylviidae (2 records) in years 1899-1905
  • Aves: Tetraonidae (2 records) in years 1897-1901
  • Aves: Threskiornithidae (2 records) in years 1892-1922
  • Aves: Trochilidae (2 records) in years 1898-1901
  • Aves: Tyrannidae (8 records) in years 1897-1913
  • Aves: Vireonidae (16 records) in years 1897-1911
  • Aves: [no family] (72 records) in years 1897-1912
  • Mammalia: Canidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Mammalia: Cricetidae (1 record) in year 1905
  • Mammalia: Mustelidae (1 record) in year 1918
  • Mammalia: Soricidae (2 records) in years 1908-1916
  • Mammalia: Talpidae (4 records) in years 1916-1920
  • Mammalia: Zapodidae (1 record) in year 1908
  • Reptilia: Gekkonidae (46 records) in year 1904

  • Not a preparator of any material in MCZbase

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