Michigan Bird Notes, 1974-1975

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Creator

Walkinshaw, Lawrence H.

Abstract

The typed note book documents observations of L. Walkinshaw in Michigan, during 1974 - 1975. Begins with detailed observations of Sandhill Crane nests including description of nest (construction, surrounding vegetation, environment, measurements), eggs (quantity, measurements, weight), and followup observations (time of day, dates, resulting chicks, measurements); black-and-white photographs of nests and eggs; and a list of birds observations with number, species, quantity, location (town or geographic landmark), county, and date. Locations in Michigan include the counties of Muskegon, Jackson, Mason, Clinton, Washtenaw, Ingham, Crawford, Oceana, Schoolcraft, Cheboygan, Mackinac, Luce, Alger, and Delta.

Date Range

1974-1975

Start Date

1974

End Date

1975

Access Information

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Topic

  • Cranes (Birds)
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Oceana
  • Washtenaw
  • Crawford
  • Alger
  • Luce
  • Mason
  • Jackson
  • Clinton
  • Cheboygan
  • Muskegon
  • Schoolcraft
  • Michigan
  • Mackinac
  • Ingham

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 4