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Routeen book index, Species examined, Southern New Hebrides, 1935-6

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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 2017-10-19T17:16:46Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-19T17:16:46Z
dc.date.issued 1935
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6767
dc.description [30], 224 pages : 34 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract Volume contains notes of the species examined during this leg of the Whitney South Sea Expedition, including locations in the Southern New Hebrides. Notes are arranged according to species name and include specimen number, sex, measurements, remarks and observations, notes about the method of capture and some notations on native bird names. Also includes a list of codes used in telegraphing and messages. Some pages of notes are laid into volume. 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 -- Vanuatu. en_US
dc.subject Vanuatu -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- Vanuatu. en_US
dc.subject Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Vanuatu. en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Melanesia. en_US
dc.title Routeen book index, Species examined, Southern New Hebrides, 1935-6 en_US
dc.title.alternative SNH routeen book en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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