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General notes on South Pacific island groups
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Title

General notes on South Pacific island groups

By

Richmond, Charles Wallace, 1868-1932

American Museum of Natural History.
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology.
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection.
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941)

Type

Book

Material

Archival material

Publication info

[between 1930 and 1941].

Notes

Bound volumes.

Typescript, based on original notes.

Contents: v. 1. 1920-1923 -- v. 2. 1924-1926.

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.

Cataloged through a 2015 Leon Levy Foundation Archives grant.

Subjects

(1920-1941) , 1868-1932 , Birds , Description and travel , Field notes , Fiji , Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia) , Oceania , Richmond, Charles Wallace, , Scientific Expeditions , Travel , Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museu

BHL Collections

BHL Field Notes Project

Language

English

Identifiers

OCLC: 919314511

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.127389

 

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