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Accession 83-133,  Walkinshaw, Lawrence H,  Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, 1920s-1980s

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Title: Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
Dates: 1920s-1980s
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 83-133
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of field notes, research notes, correspondence, photographs and negatives (including nitrate) documenting Lawrence H. Walkinshaw's research on cranes.

Historical Note

Lawrence H. Walkinshaw (1904-1993) graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1929. Though a dentist by training, he was a leading authority on cranes on which he published 61 articles and two books: The Sandhill Cranes (1948) and Cranes of the World (1973). He described the Canadian Sandhill crane (Grus Canadensis rowani) in 1965. He published on other species as well, most notably Kirtland's warbler.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of field notes, research notes, correspondence, photographs and negatives (including cellulose nitrate negatives) documenting Walkinshaw's research on cranes.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 83-133, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

Container List

Box 1

35mm black and white film negatives and notes

1. Lesser Sandhill Crane nests 1, 2, Fishing Lake, Banks Island, 13 June 1964

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2. Sarus Crane nest and Bharatpur, India, 25 September 1965 with:

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3. Sarus Crane nest and Bharatpur, India, 11 September 1965

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4. Rajasthan Keoladeo Ghana, India, September 1965

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5. West Africa Crowned Crane nests 5-7, Vom, Nigeria, 23 August 1965

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6. European Crane ad Backhammer, Sweden, 23 May 1963 with:

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7. European Crane ad Backhammer, Sweden, 23 May 1963

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8. European Crane nests, Lillfi, Northern Sweden, May 1963

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9. European Crane nest 1, Stormossen, 15 May 1963

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10. European Crane as at nest (1-2), Backhammer, Sweden, 15 May 1963

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11. European Crane as at nest, Backhammer, Sweden, 16 May 1963

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12. European Crane nests, Harads, Northern Sweden, June 1963

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13. European Crane nest 2, Tidaholm, Sweden, 15 May 1963

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14. European Crane Blackthroated Bunting, Sweden, June 1963

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15. Lesser Sandhill Crane, Ft. Smith, Northwest Territory (NWT), Canada, 3 June 1964

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16. Banks Island from air, Canada, 1 July 1964

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17. Greater Sandhill Cranes in air, Baker Sanctuary, Calhoun Co., Michigan, 11 May 1962

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18. Whooping Crane nest from air, Wood-Buffalo Park, NWT, Canada, 3 June 1964

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19. Lesser Sandhill Cranes, Muleshoe Refuge, Texas (in air), 5 January 1965

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20. Greater Sandhill Crane nests, Michigan Plus AS, 28 April 1963 with:

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21. Greater Sandhill Crane nests, Michigan Plus AS, 28 April 1963

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22. Nest 124, Haehnel Sanctuary, 11 April 1964

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23. Nests 128-134, Haehnel, 1964

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24. Nests 137, 143-144, Haehnel, 1 May 1965

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25. Nests 137-139, 1965

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26. Nests 134-136, 24 April 1965

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27. Nests and adults, Haehnel nests 151-155, 16 April 1966

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28. Nests and adults, Haehnel nests 149- , 16 April 1966

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29. Hahhnel Sanet Jakson nest 155, 30 April 1966

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30. Hahhnel Sanet Jakson nest 155, 30 April 1966

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31. Hahhnel Sanet Jakson nest 155, 30 April 1966

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32. Betchler and Sleeper Lakes, 1967

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33. Betchler and Sleeper Lakes, nest 164, 19 May 1967

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34. Hahhnel Scanet, Jackson Co., nest 168, 19 April 1968

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35. Hahhnel Scanet, Jackson Co., nests 172-175, 1968

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36. Nest 176, Japan, 20 April 1969

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37. Nests 182-186, 1970

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38. Nests 184-186, 1970

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39. Nests Upper Peninsula (U.P.) with W.E. Taylor, N 0-34, 1971

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40. Nests U.P. with W.E. Taylor, N 191-195, 30 April 1971

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41. Saddle Bill Stock Entebbe, Uganda, 28 January 1962

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42. Grus grus, Sweden, May 1963

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43. Florida crane nests, River Ranch Acres, 16 March 1968

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44. Ring-necked Ducks, Coots Timberlane, Polk Co., Florida, November 1966

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45. Malakal, Sudan, 4 February 1962 with:

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46. Malakal, Sudan, 8 February 1962

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47. Japanese Cranes, Akan, Hokkaido, 16 October 1965

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48. Black-throated Blue Warbler as at nest, Muskegon, Michigan, 20 June 1965 with:

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49. Black-throated Blue Warbler as at nest, Muskegon, Michigan, 13 June 1965

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50. Whooping Crane, Aransas Refuge, Texas, 1968

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51. Harris Sparrow, Philadelphia, Vireo Muskegon, Michigan, September 1973

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52. Florida Sandhill Crane nests, March 1967

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53. Black Woodpecker, Harads, Sweden, June 1963

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54. Malakal people, February 1962

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55. Kirtland Warbler, 2 July 1966 with:

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56. Kirtland Warbler, nests (1-14), 22 June 1970

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57. Kirtland Warbler, nests (4, 8, 17), 9 July 1970

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58. Kirtland Warbler, nests (0-4, 9-10, 12, 14, 16, 18), 1970

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59. Stanley Crane, Detroit Zoological Park, 11 August 1962

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60. Hawk Owl, Harads, Sweden, June 1963

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61. Japanese Crane, Akan, Kushiro, 16 October 1965

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62. C.J. Henry pictures, Sandhill Cranes, Schoolcraft Co., Michigan, May 1958

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63. Cattle Egret, Marshall, Michigan, undated

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64. Connecticut Warbler at nest, Eewn, Ontonogan Co., Michigan, 1 July 1960

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65. Mississippi Sandhill Crane nests, Jackson Co., Mississippi, 25-26 April 1971

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66. Lesser Sandhill Crane, Sachs Harbor, NWT, Canada, nests 3, 16-17 June 1964 with:

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67. Lesser Sandhill Crane, Sachs Harbor, NWT, Canada, nest 4, 19 June 1964

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68. Dr. Walkinshaw, undated

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Notebooks

1969 - Records of Sarus and Siberian White Cranes at Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India, 7-11 February 1969

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1965 - Sarus Crane nest and other records, at Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India

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Translation - The Steppe or White Crane from Dementiev and Gladkov "Birds of the Soviet Union"

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Records of Mooi River, Natal, South Africa - Weather, temperature, and rainfall

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Some Blue, Stanley or Paradise Crane records, Natal, South Africa, 1961-1962

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West African Crowned Cranes nest records for 7 nests at Vom, Nigeria, August 1965

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Sudan Crowned Crane nest records, Debrods Marcos, Ethiopia, 25 August 1965

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Records found in literature of Sandhill Cranes in Ontario, Canada

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Box 2

Nine boxes of 35 mm slides, color transparencies with date and location (1954 to 1983)

1. SA7410-344, 9 color slides, Blackpoll Warbler, Michigan, 1958-1959

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2. SA7410-345, 16 color slides, Cerulean Warbler at nest, Jackson Co., Michigan, 17 June 1960

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3. SA7410-346, 25 color slides, Aerial views, Maker-Haehnle Sanet, Michigan, 1960- 1963

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4. SA7410-347, 22 slides, Sweden Film 1, Crane nest, Crossing Fredericks Haven, 15 May 1963

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5. SA7410-348, 34 color slides, Crane nests, Kirtland Warbler, Sandhill Crane, 1950-1978

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6. SA7410-349, Sandhill Crane, Nest 155, Haehnle Sanet, 1 May 1966

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7. SA7410-350, 19 color slides, Nests 110-172, Japan, Zambia, Jackson Co., Michigan, May 1952-13 April 1969

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8. SA7410-351, 20 color slides, Florida, Michigan, 1 July 1980(?)-27 April 1981

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9. SA7410-352, 14 slides, Nests 55-340, Michigan, New Delhi, India, Haehnel Sanet, 12 May 1940-February 1983

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Duplicate negatives and prints

Black and white photographs in envelopes, Accession, 82-073-110-172 (12)

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Black and white film negatives in envelopes, SA7410-(240-343), 1954-1983 (approximately 323 duplicate negatives)

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Negative envelopes and logs (negatives removed)

Envelopes with handwritten notes regarding contents of negatives with dates and negative log numbers, approximately 240 (1935-1981) [Note: contents removed]

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Kodak negative album with negative log (contents removed)

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Shipping list consisting of negative numbers and titles for duplication project

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Correspondence, notes, and photographs

Letters, announcements, and inventory about SA-9.7410, brochures (1978-1981)

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Lake Tana, Ethiopia, Sudan Crowned Crane, August 1965, marked RU 7410, 35mm black and white negative film

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Box 3

Sandhill Crane Nest record cards, letters, and photographs from Australia, Michigan, Florida, South Africa, India, Japan (1954-1972)

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The Sandhill Crane in Michigan, Number 1-180 (2 folders)

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Greater Sandhill Crane at nest site, 1966

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Greater Sandhill Crane at nest 118

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Property of Michigan Audubon Society in Henrietta and Leoni Townships

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Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, nest found 1964 (a pair of Sandhill Cranes)

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Banded Michigan Birds caught in mist nests

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Partial list of birds observed in Michigan

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Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary, Jackson Co.

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First Michigan observation for year, No. 1-204, No. 1-49

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1970 Michigan bird nests, page 15-28, No. 96-165

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Greater Sandhill Crane, Michigan, nest No. 182, 185

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Kirtland's Warbler 1970, nest 1-7 (65-71), nest 9-18 (73-82), nest 1-18 (65-82)

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Banded birds, Michigan, Muskegon Co., No. 1-1330

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Michigan bird (first for year) observation No. 1-203, No. 1-150

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Kirtland's Warbler, 1971, Nest 2-14 (84-97)

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Michigan bird nests found, No. 1-27, Nest 191-204

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Michigan Greater Sandhill Crane, nest No. 195, 203

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Bird nests, Michigan, LHW KW nest 83-97, Michigan crane trips, No. 1016

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First Michigan bird observation, No. 1-209

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Areas where birds were studied, Michigan bird observation, No. 1-138

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Michigan bird nest, No. 1-188

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First for the year bird observation in Michigan, No. 1-212

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Greater Sandhill Crane expeditions, Success of Michigan Greater Sandhill Crane nesting, No. 1-58

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Sandhill Crane observation, Michigan, Jackson Co.

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Greater Sandhill Crane, Michigan, Nest No. 222-247

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Michigan bird nests found or observed, No. 1-96

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Michigan bird nests, Kirtland Warbler, LHW nest 139-165, No. 97-141

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First bird observation in Michigan, No. 1-198

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Bird observation, Muskegon Co., Michigan, No. 1-33

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Florida Sandhill Crane, No. 1-103, No. 13-16

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Michigan bird nests, Kirtland, No. 104-172

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1974 Greater Sandhill Crane study trips in Michigan, No. 1-26

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Banded birds in Michigan, Muskegon Co.

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Michigan bird observation (first for year)

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Greater Sandhill Crane Michigan nest No. 266-275

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1975 Michigan bird nests No. 13-63

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1975 Michigan bird nests No. 64-126

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1976 First bird observations for Michigan for year, No. 1-200

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Bird observation, late May-early June 1976

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The Sandhill Crane in Michigan, LHW, Nest No. 275-285 (1976)

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1977 Greater Sandhill Crane Michigan nest No. 285-291, Nest 1-7

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September 1978 Banded Michigan bird Muskegon Co., No. 1-648, No. 1-295

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1978 Bird Observations, Lake Michigan, 49545

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Greater Sandhill Crane, Michigan, nest No. 292-296 (1978)

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Greater Sandhill Crane in Michigan, Jackson Co., 48842

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1979 Michigan bird observation (first for year), No. 1-201

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1979 Michigan bird nests, Kirtland's Warbler, Nest 5, No. 1-92

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April, May bird observations, Michigan (1979)

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Banded Michigan birds (October 1979), Muskegon Co.

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Greater Sandhill Crane, Michigan, Nest No. 300, 1979

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1980 Greater Sandhill Crane in Michigan

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1981 Greater Sandhill Crane in Michigan

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1981 Greater Sandhill Crane in Michigan, Nest No. 1-6, Nest No. 316-321

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1981 Michigan bird observation

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1981 Michigan bird nests (cards filed with Cornell)

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1981 Banded Michigan Birds

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Greater Sandhill Crane in Michigan, Michigan field trips, 1981

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Map of Michigan Oceana County, Sandhill Cranes

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1982 Michigan bird observations (first for year)

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1982 Bird observations, 31 August 1982

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1982 Banded Michigan Birds

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1982 Banded Michigan Birds, No. 1-213

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4255 Ingham Co., Muskegon Co.

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Michigan bird nests, No. 1-115, banded birds 4255, No. 1-53, Michigan bird observation No. 1-142 (1982)

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1982 Greater Sandhill Crane, Michigan, nests 325-331

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1982 Greater Sandhill Crane observations

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Sandhill Crane observation at Whitefish Point, Nest No. 339-340

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Greater Sandhill Crane nesting at Haehnle Sanctuary

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1983 Michigan bird observations

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1983 First bird observation for year in Michigan

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1983 Michigan Sandhill Crane nest

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1983 2nd Upper Peninsula field trip

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1983 3rd Upper Peninsula field trip

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1983 Michigan bird nests

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Greater Sandhill Crane nest in Michigan, Nest 9

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Kirtland's Warbler male at Gwinn

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1983 Sandhill Crane observation at Whitefish Point

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Kirtland Warbler nests

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Battle Creek Area Council Boy Scouts of America, Annual meeting and appreciation dinner, Michigan, 14 February 1951

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