Notebook. #2 : containing notes on birds (including alcoholic material) collected on Tanna & Aniwa, N[ew]. H[ebrides]., & an introduction explaining abbreviations, etc., used in this and other logs
Explanatory caption clipped to volume: "This notebook of L. Macmillan contains: Introduction giving abbreviations, signs, etc., used by Macmillan not only in this book, but also in log of New Caledonian specimens, etc. Notes of some of the specimens of birds (including alcoholic material) collected by Macmillan on Tanna and Aniwa Island. General arranged in alphabetical order." 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.
262 pages ; 33 cm
Birds -- Vanuatu., Vanuatu -- Description and travel., Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- Vanuatu., Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), Scientific expeditions -- Vanuatu.