Kure, June 1968-June 1969

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Creator

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program

Abstract

This record refers to 4 field books of unknown authors from work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program on Kure Island, February-June 1969. Envelope 1 contains a field book with bird, nest, and egg counts; observations of birds and seals; egg measurements; burrow descriptions; banding data (listing band numbers 587-91741 to 767-95800); and weather and climate observations. Envelope 2 contains a field book with bird counts; bird, seal, and turtle observations; nest observations and data; egg measurements; and banding data (listing band numbers 597-50388 to 943-88600). Envelope 3 contains a field book with bird counts; nest observations and data; egg measurements; and banding data (listing band numbers 587-85811 to 767-49927); and weather observations. The fourth field book (no envelope) consists of banding lists with band numbers 587-51405 to 887-07858.

Date Range

1969

Start Date

Feb 10, 1969

End Date

Jun 21, 1969

Access Information

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Topic

  • Bird banding
  • Birds--Counting
  • Birds
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • 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 40 Folder 5