Field Notes, 1961-1962 (1 of 2)

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This is 1 of 2 folders of field notes documenting the observations of L. Walkinshaw in Rhodesia, Africa, December 11, 1961 January 13, 1962 and additional notes from July and August 1983, in Michigan. Notes are organized by date, and include weather, environment, latitude and longitude, notes about water samples and location description, soil ph, notes about banded birds (band number, date, type, measurements), and notes on nests and their contents. Locations include the vicinity of Rhodesia, Salisbury [Harare], Hlatikulu River, and Natal.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 11, 1961

End Date

Jan 13, 1962

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Rhodesia
  • Harare
  • Hlatikulu
  • Africa
  • South Africa


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 93-079

Collection name

Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, c. 1916-1991

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 4 Folder 14