Field Notes, 1978

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The 2 notebooks document L. Walkinshaw's observations of birds during a trip across the western United States, 1978. The first notebook (small, green) includes dated entries with location, observers, time of day, and type of bird. It covers May 17 - September 18, 1978. The second notebook covers March 1978. Dated entries are journal style including travel routes, time of day, counts for a variety of birds; bird counts per state with additional location information and date; observations of bird behavior, some organized by date; sketches of nest locations; tables of bird, nest; and fledgling data. Locations include a variety of places in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park, Montana, and Michigan.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology


  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Montana
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Wyoming
  • Texas
  • Arizona
  • Michigan


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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


Box 6 Folder 9