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dc.contributor.author Macmillan, Lindsay.
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection.
dc.contributor.author Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941)
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-19T15:35:58Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-19T15:35:58Z
dc.date.issued 1939
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6762
dc.description [2], 124 pages ; 23 cm. en_US
dc.description.abstract Includes specifications regarding various species desired for this span of the expedition which explored the region of New Caledonia. Data includes how many AMNH has and wants, the exchange value, the total permit, the number for Noumea and remarks. General observations and notes are made and dated for each entry, and a very few specific specimens are numbered. Macmillan led the Whitney South Sea Expedition from 1935 to 1940 and his wife Joy accompanied him on the expedition, acting as assistant. 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 -- New Caledonia. en_US
dc.subject Birds -- Melanesia. en_US
dc.subject New Caledonia -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Melanesia -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- 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 -- New Caledonia. en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Melanesia. en_US
dc.title [Field notes] 1939 en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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