MS 3365 Fieldwork papers on research project on fulmar petrels on the Orkney island of Eynhallow, 1950s - 1970s. The papers comprise field notebooks; site summaries; and individual birds registers, recording ring number, date ringed, serial number, sex, date ringed, monel ring, year and date of observation, site, type of record (e.g. hand, site, etc.), activity (e.g. on egg, on chick, in flight, etc.), mate (records ring number), and additional remarks.
MS 3541 This deposit contains some further papers relating to Professor Dunnet's fulmar research, in particular, photographs of sites where birds were recorded, but there are also papers relating to his role as lecturer and professor at the University of Aberdeen, and as ecological advisor through the various organisations which he represented. These include files re. expeditions to Mole National Park, Ghana, 1974; Brazil, 1960s - 1970s; University of British Columbia, 1980s; and the Joint Aberdeen and Colombo Universities ecological expedition to Sri Lanka, 1978 and 1979 (for which field notebooks and printed reports are enclosed); files containing photocopies and articles re. penguins, 1970s; crown binder containing typed extracts (indexed) from academic papers on various natural history topics, ?1960s - 1970s; and correspondence with local and national organisations regarding environmental assessments, environmentally sensitive areas, etc., with related printed papers re. developments, recommendations, etc., 1970s - 1980s. In addition to these papers there is also a card index box containing Pyecroft's Petrel Burrow records, Lady Alice Island, 1982 - 1983.