National Geographic : 1950 Feb
Richard Archbold Scientists Studying Paradise Birds of New Guinea's Lowland Forests Must Cope with Floods Like This Though Bernhard Camp was built on a 30-foot bank above an arm of the Idenburg River, monsoon-swollen waters rose sohigh they flooded itcompletely. The camp. named for Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, was one of the Netherlands New Guinea bases of the AmericanMuseum ofNatural History expedition described by its leader, Richard Archbold, in "Unknown New Guinea," in the March, 1941, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE.Hereabouts Dr.A.L.Rand, assistant leader and ornithologist, collected lowland species of birds of paradise. Nomadic natives, five feet tall, armed with daggers of cassowary bone, roam thisregion indugout canoes.