Field book - Australia, September-October 1990

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Field notes document the work of James Lynch in Australia during September 5 to October 24, 1990. Work was conducted in Western Australia. The loose sheets contain dated entries, headed with location information, followed with narrative style entries describing weather, work completed, lists of birds seen (common name and quantity), travel details, foraging observations, and hand drawn maps of localities. Also describes issues using transmitters placed on birds for field study. There is also a table of data relating to results of playing [recordings of] bird songs for Golden Whistlers, as well as daily bird lists bird counts, and point counts for birds at Newholme State Forest.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 05, 1990

End Date

Oct 24, 1990

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  • Animals
  • Bird populations
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Western Australia
  • Australia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-003

Collection name

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Research Records, 1964-1999

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 12 Folder 2