Oahu-Mokapu Point, 1967-1968

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Abstract

This record refers to 9 field books created by D. I. Hoff and J. H. Firtch during their work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program in 1967 and 1968 on Mokapu Point. Envelope 1 contains unbound field notes of D. I. Hoff. Notes include descriptive field notes with observations of birds and island, and bird banding data (with band numbers 587-80377 to 797-89521). Envelope 2 contains the field notes of an unknown author with bird observations, bird counts, and hand-drawn maps of bird colonies. Envelope 3 contains the field notes of D. I. Hoff and J. H. Fitch. They include banding data with band numbers 587-80391 to 767-48586. Envelopes 4 and 5 contain the field notes of D. I. Hoff. Notes include bird observations; a list of birds, status (with egg or no eggs), sex, and description of gonads; a hand-drawn map of Red-footed booby colonies; and banding data with band numbers 757-60663 to 767-48569. Envelopes 6-9 contain the field notes of J. H. Fitch. The notes include bird , animal , and insect observations; bird sera lists; and bird banding data (band numbers 587-80369 to 767-53111). The notes also include mongoose observations and sera lists for mongooses.

Date Range

1967-1968

Start Date

Jan 12, 1967

End Date

Aug 02, 1968

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Bird banding
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Mokapu Point
  • Hawaii
  • Oahu

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

9 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 36 Folder 7