Kure, February 1964-May 1965

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Creator

  • Wirtz, William O.
  • Fleet, Robert R.
  • Sundell, R. A.

Abstract

This item refers to 3 field books by R. A. Sundell, William O. Wirtz, and Robert R. Fleet from their work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program on Kure Island, 1964. Envelope 1 contains a field book with shorebird counts, field data, and seal data by R. A. Sundell, June-July 1964. Seal data includes measurements of girth, length, and flippers for seals and seal pups. Envelope 2 contains a field book by William O. Wirtz with bird descriptions; bird counts; and bird banding data (listing band numbers 597-84119 to 793-98200). Envelope 3 contains a field book by Robert R. Fleet with field notes; shorebird counts; and bird banding data (listing band numbers 643-49135 to 793-29008). Envelope 4 contains a second field book by Fleet, with observations of birds, mating, chick feeding, and weather; bird counts indicated with tally marks; and banding notes and data (listing band numbers 667-35202 to 793-20601).

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Jun 08, 1964

End Date

Dec 11, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Bird banding
  • Birds--Counting
  • Birds
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Seals (Animals)
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Kure Atoll
  • Hawaii

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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

4 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 38 Folder 5