Michigan Sandhill Crane Nests, 1976

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Abstract

The 3 field books document L. Walkinshaw's observations of Michigan Sandhill Crane Nests, 1976. They include correspondence, tables, photographs, maps with notes, and observation notes. Observations of nests are organized by nest number, with location, date, environment, surrounding vegetation, measurements, quantity and appearance of eggs, attending birds, fellow observers, and time of day. Locations include sites across Michigan including but not limited to the counties of Jackson, Chippewa, Luce, Mackinac, Delta, and Alger.

Date Range

1976

Start Date

1976

End Date

1976

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Cranes (Birds)
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Delta
  • Mackinac
  • Chippewa
  • Jackson
  • Michigan
  • Luce
  • Alger

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Maps

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 5 Folder 4