Florida Bird Observations, 1987; Michigan Bird Observations, 1988; Correspondence, 1931-1988

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Abstract

The field books of L. Walkinshaw document his Florida bird observations, 1987; Michigan bird observations, 1988; and correspondence, 1931-1988. Pages are numbered. Begins with observations of birds' nests in Florida with species, location (environment), quantity of eggs, and date; followed by detailed descriptions of nests, parents, eggs and followup observations (descriptions of appearance, behaviors, and measurements); table of data on birds first seen for the season; bird counts by county along with date and length of observation time; correspondence relating to Sandhill Crane data; and copies of data cards from the North American New Record Card Program. Locations include references to property owners. Includes a map. Locations include but are not limited to Polk and Osceola County, Florida; Crawford, Calhoun, Baraga, Eaton, Houghton, Ingham, Michigan; and Alaska.

Date Range

1931-1988

Start Date

1931

End Date

1988

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Osceola
  • Ingham
  • Calhoun
  • Baraga
  • United States
  • Polk
  • Crawford
  • Alaska
  • Florida
  • Eaton
  • Michigan
  • Houghton

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 93-079

Collection name

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

Physical Description

2 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 16