[Field notes] 1939

Includes specifications regarding various species desired for this span of the expedition which explored the region of New Caledonia. Data includes how many AMNH has and wants, the exchange value, the total permit, the number for Noumea and remarks. General observations and notes are made and dated for each entry, and a very few specific specimens are numbered. 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.
[2], 124 pages ; 23 cm.
Birds -- New Caledonia., Birds -- Melanesia., New Caledonia -- Description and travel., Melanesia -- Description and travel., Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- New Caledonia., Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- Melanesia., Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), Scientific expeditions -- New Caledonia., Scientific expeditions -- Melanesia.