Kure, June 1968-June 1969

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Abstract

This record refers to 5 field books of Vernon M. Kleen, from his work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program on Kure Island, January-May 1969. Envelope 1 contains a field book from January 1969 that includes shorebird counts; nest data; banding and returns data (listing band numbers 587-85794 to 767-77372); and notes with physical descriptions of birds. Envelope 2 contains a field book from February 1969 that includes egg measurements; nest measurements; shorebird counts; banding and returns data (band numbers 587-66744 to 943-88082); and a sera list. Envelope 3 contains a field book from March 1969 that includes bird counts; nest observations and counts; and band lists (with numbers 587-66314 to 943-89408). Envelope 4 contains a field book from April 1969 that includes bird, nest, and egg counts; egg measurements; and banding data (listing band numbers 587-27099 to 767-71737 ). Envelope 5 contains a field book from May 1969 that includes bird and nest counts; and banding data (listing band numbers 587-91539 to 943-89912). Several of the books include a list of acronyms.

Date Range

1969

Start Date

Jan 01, 1969

End Date

May 22, 1969

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Topic

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

Place

  • Kure Atoll
  • United States
  • 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

5 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 40 Folder 4