Show simple item record Macmillan, Lindsay. American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection. American Museum of Natural History. Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 2017-10-19T15:31:52Z 2017-10-19T15:31:52Z 1935
dc.description 63 leaves ; 22 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract The field book includes a handwritten list of birds with both their scientific name, common name and locations either observed or collected. Also included is a hypothetical list for birds not previously recorded. Remaining content is typed with handwritten notations. Book contains detailed information for each bird listed including range of location, description, habitat, collecting guidelines and native name. The endpapers include notes in a hand other than Macmillan. Macmillan led the Whitney South Sea Expedition from 1935 to 1940. His wife Joy accompanied him and acted as assistant for part of the expedition. Lindsay Macmillan was trained by A.J. Marshall, a well-known Australian ornithologist. Before joining the expedition, Macmillan was already well-versed in skinning and collecting bird specimens. He left the Whitney expedition to join the Australian military during World War II. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CLIR en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Birds -- Melanesia. en_US
dc.subject Melanesia -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) en_US
dc.subject Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- Melanesia. en_US
dc.subject Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Melanesia. en_US
dc.title [Field guide] [1935-1940] en_US
dc.title.alternative Loyalty Islands and New Caledonia field guide en_US
dc.type Other en_US

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