Field Notes - Michigan and Florida, 1978-1980

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The field notes document the observations of L. Walkinshaw of cranes in Michigan and Florida, April 21, 1978 - October 15, 1980. Includes tables of data from trips to observe cranes, and contain location, amount of time observed, time of day, bird counts, and date. This is followed by detailed observations of nests with descriptions of surrounding environment, measurements, location, fellow observers, and date. Locations include states Arizona, Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho and counties across Michigan of Jackson, Washtenaw, Chippewa, Delta, Mackinac, Roscommon as well as Osceola county (Florida).

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 21, 1978

End Date

Oct 15, 1980

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


  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Chippewa
  • Jackson
  • Florida
  • Michigan
  • Osceola
  • Delta
  • Colorado
  • Mackinac
  • Roscommon
  • Washtenaw
  • Arizona
  • Idaho


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 93-079

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 5 Folder 6