Florida and Michigan Bird Records (6 of 16)

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This is 6 of 16 folders of typed and hand written notes covering the observations of L. Walkinshaw in Florida and Michigan, 1948-1989. Includes formats news clipping (obituary of Dr. George J. Wallace) and a report on Loons on Upper Michigan. Includes list of bird observations usually listed by species, location, and date; bird band data with band number, age, sex, nest, weight, measurements, area, and date; notes on observations in South Africa (Hlatikulu River); and bird counts. Locations include Polk county, Florida and counties in Michigan of Muskegon, Oceana, Calhoun, Crawford, Ingham, and Barry.

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


  • Oceana
  • Ingham
  • Calhoun
  • United States
  • Muskegon
  • Barry
  • Polk
  • Crawford
  • Florida
  • Michigan


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Clippings (information artifacts)

Accession #

SIA Acc. 93-079

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 7 Folder 11