Field Notes, 1990-1991

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The 2 field books document L. Walkinshaw's observations of birds, 1990-1991. The first notebook covers May 2 - August 27, 1990. Dated entries include a combination of information: type of bird, quantity of eggs, environment, observations of parental behavior on nest, and measurements. Includes bird counts by date, county, and type. Locations in Michigan include the counties of Luce, Cheboygan, Ingham, and Oceana. The second notebook covers February 14 - May 1991. Content and format is the same as the first notebook. Locations include Haehnle Sanctuary in Jackson County.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 30, 1990

End Date

Apr 30, 1991

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology


  • Cheboygan
  • Ingham
  • Oceana
  • United States
  • Jackson
  • Michigan
  • Luce


  • 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 21