Field Notes, 1969

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Abstract

Three field books document the bird observations of L. Walkinshaw during 1969. The first notebook (marked Bharatpur on the back cover) includes a table of birds seen, listing type, date, and quantity; this is followed by dated observations of birds, listing type, sex, behavior observed, counts, and unidentified information. Covers dates February 2 - 9, 1969. Includes contact information for local inhabitants. Locations include Keoladeo [Bharatpur], India and Izumi, Japan. The second (small, yellow) includes a list of Normonton (Queensland, Australia) birds observed, January - February 1969. The third (green) contians dated, journal style entries and observations of cranes. Entries include daily activities, interactions with local inhabitants, bird counts, weather, notes on Japanese writing systems, and charts of high and low daily temperatures. Includes hand drawn map of locations visited in Queensland, list of contacts and their information, and notes for travel. Locations include the vicinity of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan; Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

Date Range

1969

Start Date

1969

End Date

1969

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Birds--Counting
  • Cranes (Birds)
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Bharatpur
  • Japan
  • Normanton
  • Kushiro
  • Australia
  • Townsville
  • India
  • Queensland

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 93-079

Collection name

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

Physical Description

3 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 4 Folder 18