Florida Bird Work - Cranes and Other (1 of 2)

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Abstract

This is 1 of 2 folders of notes on field work by L. Walkinshaw completed in Florida on Cranes and other birds, 1985-1990. Includes notes, correspondence with the University of Florida, a research proposal, reports, photographs of habitats, and bird and nest observations. Begins with nest observations by location, dates (repeated visits), nest (construction, measurements, environment), eggs (quantity, measurements); research proposal on factors affecting productivity and habitat use of Sandhill Cranes in Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Florida; data table covering nests in Florida during 1938 - 1990 with nest number, date found, nest contents, egg length, egg width, elongation record, county, additional location information, Success (quantity of eggs, hatched, left nest); maps of nest locations. Locations in Michigan include Green Swamp and counties Osceola, Orange, and Polk county.

Date Range

1985-1990

Start Date

1985

End Date

1990

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Cranes (Birds)
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Osceola
  • United States
  • Polk
  • Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park
  • Florida
  • Orange

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Maps

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 7 Folder 2