General notes on South Pacific island groups
General notes and lists of birds in various areas of the South Pacific. Vol. 1 deals with Tuamotu, Marquesas, Line, Caroline Atoll, Harvey or Cook, and includes general notes and other lists of Rapa and vicinity, the Samoan group, clues to the identity of South Pacific birds, and the islands east and northeast of Samoa. Vol. 2 deals with Fiji, Rotuma and vicinity, Horne islands, New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Banks, Santa Cruz, Tokelau or Union, and Uvea or Wallace, and includes a general index to both volumes 1 and 2. Richmond was an accomplished ornithologist, excelling in the naming of new birds and species. His lifetime work includes the Richmond Index, a card catalog of detailed bird species data he maintained for over 40 years.
2 volumes (171, 282 leaves) ; 27 cm
Richmond, Charles Wallace, 1868-1932 -- Travel -- Oceania., Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), Scientific expeditions -- Oceania., Birds -- Oceania., Oceania -- Description and travel., Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia) -- Description and travel., Fiji -- Description and travel.