Journal reflects the following 1937 expedition dates: May 19-30; July 3-5; July 20-August 23; December 8-11. Daily log detailing specimen numbers, details and other notes and some sketches. 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.
183 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Birds -- Polynesia., Polynesia -- Description and travel., Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- Polynesia., Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), Scientific expeditions -- Polynesia.