Bird Observations/Banding/Sandhill Crane Nests - Michigan, 1979-1980

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The field book documents L. Walkinshaw's fieldwork with the bird observations/banding of Sandhill Crane nests - Michigan, 1979-1980. The locations include bird counts of more than 50 different types of birds (listed by common name). Tables include bird observation with number, species, assigned number, where seen, date, and date last seen. Includes bird banding data tables headed with weather, location (usually county), and date. Information varies, but lists a combination of number, species, date, information on nests, band number, sex, weight, measurements,and time of day. Bird banding data pages are numbered. Most of the data is for Muskegon County and Laketon Township, but also includes observations and photographs of St. Joseph and Chippewa County.

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


  • Saint Joseph
  • United States
  • Muskegon
  • Laketon
  • Chippewa
  • Michigan


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

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 5 Folder 8