Field Notes, 1984-1986

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The 3 field books document L. Walkinshaw's observations of birds in Michigan, January 1984- September 1989. The first notebook covers January 2, 1984 - September 19, 1986. Includes a variety of observations. Details include nests (measurements), eggs (quantity, measurements), environment, times of day, and bird counts. The second notebook covers April 17 1986 - September 24, 1989. Includes notes on nests (measurements and location in habitat), band numbers, and eggs. Locations include Baker Sanctuary in Calhoun county. The third notebook covers c. April 17 - June 27, 1985. Notes cover type of bird with measurements, weather, date. Includes a hand drawn map of observation site. Locations includes the counties of Chippewa, Betchler Lakes, Schoolcraft, Ingham.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 02, 1984

End Date

Sep 24, 1989

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  • Animals
  • Bird banding
  • Birds
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology


  • Ingham
  • Calhoun
  • United States
  • Chippewa
  • Betchler Lakes
  • Michigan
  • Schoolcraft


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 93-079

Collection name

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

Physical Description

3 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 6 Folder 18