Kirtland's Warbler Nesting and Other Michigan Nests, 1976

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Abstract

The notebooks document L. Walkinshaw's observations of Kirtland's Warbler nesting and other Michigan nests, 1976. The first notebook includes sketches of nest locations; bird count for Betchler Lakes including type, quantity, and date; a table of bird counts with type, date, type, and county; data on traps for June of 1976; and measurements and weights of Kirtland's Warblers. Locations include Michigan counties Chippewa, Luce, Marquette, Houghton, Ontonagon, Mackinac, Baraga,and Crawford. The second notebook (blue) covers Kirtland's Warblers nesting sites, listing type, quantity of eggs, location; black-and-white photographs of nests; detailed notes on nest observations including date and descriptions of location (county, town, environment, vegetation), nest (construction, size), eggs (quantity, measurements, weight), fellow observers, and description of observation activity. Pages are numbered; includes sketches and diagrams of nest locations. Sites observed are in Michigan counties: Ingham, Jackson, and Crawford. Includes Haehnle Sanctuary.

Date Range

1976

Start Date

1976

End Date

1976

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Kirtland's warbler
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Ontonagon
  • Ingham
  • Marquette
  • Baraga
  • United States
  • Chippewa
  • Jackson
  • Michigan
  • Luce
  • Houghton
  • Mackinac
  • Crawford
  • Betchler Lakes

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

2 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 6