Florida and Michigan Bird Records (13 of 16)

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This is 13 of 16 folders of typed and hand written notes covering the observations of L. Walkinshaw in Michigan and Florida, 1919-1992. Includes a list of birds first seen of the season in Muskegon, Michigan (1978) listing species, location, and date; notes on birds' nests with date, location, nest (construction, measurements), eggs (quantity, measurements, weight), habitat (time of day, vegetation), map of nest location, and photographs taken; list of plants of Timberlane, Florida; notes for observations and temperatures in Lake Wales, Florida; summaries and combinations of data on birds and nest for a variety of dates; sketches of the work of Dr. Theophilus Randall. Locations include Lake Wales in Polk county, Florida; Muskegon, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, Barry, and Crawford in Michigan.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Calhoun
  • United States
  • Muskegon
  • Barry
  • Polk
  • Kalamazoo
  • Crawford
  • Florida
  • Lake Wales
  • Michigan


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

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 8 Folder 1