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

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.
[30], 224 pages : 34 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., Scientific expeditions -- Melanesia.