Kure, February 1964-May 1965

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This item refers to 4 field books of Robert R. Fleet and William O. Wirtz from their work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program on Kure Island, 1965. Envelope 1 and 2 contains field books of Robert R. Fleet from his work on Kure March-April 1965. The books include field notes with bird and nest descriptions; shorebird counts; and banding data (listing band numbers 587-53964 to 737-98276). Envelope 3 contains a field book by William O. Wirtz, March-May 1965. The book includes bird counts; bird banding data (listing bands 605-12781 to 737-93042); seal data including measurements; and field notes on seal mating behaviors.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 06, 1965

End Date

May 18, 1965

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


  • Kure Atoll
  • United States
  • Hawaii


  • 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

3 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 38 Folder 8