Whitney South Sea Expedition. Loyalty Islands log 1938

Specimen and activity log during Macmillan's duties as expedition leader in 1938 exploring the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia). Includes details on Uvea Island (February 7- June 14, 1938), Beaupre Island (June 9-11 1938), and Lifu Island (June 24-September 14, 1938). These notes were compiled and edited from original material. Macmillan led the Whitney South Sea Expedition from 1935 to 1940. his wife Joy accompanied him and acted as assistant for part of the expedition. Lindsay Macmillan was trained by A.J. Marshall, a well-known Australian ornithologist. Before joining Whitney South Sea expedition, Macmillan was already well-versed in skinning and collection bird specimens. He left his expedition duties to join the Australian military during World War II.
1 volume (165 leaves) : 27 cm
Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- New Caledonia -- Loyalty Islands., Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), Scientific expeditions -- New Caledonia -- Loyalty Islands., Birds -- New Caledonia -- Loyalty Islands., Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) -- Description and travel., Ouvéa (New Caledonia) -- Description and travel., Lifou Island (New Caledonia) -- Description and travel., New Caledonia -- Description and travel.