Sand-Johnston, January 1965-October 1966

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Abstract

This record refers to 5 field books by N. H. Heryford, Alan H. Anderson, Cameron B. Kepler, and Charles A. Ely during their work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program on Sand Island,1965. Envelope 1 contains a field book by Norman Heryford that includes lists of Berlese samples; lists of mice data; banding data (listing numbers 514-78008 to 793-50199); observations of eggs and nests; and number charts (numbers 4-6). Envelope 2 contains a field book by Alan H. Anderson that includes banding data (753-10114 to 753-98279); bird counts; nest counts; egg counts; and plot data. Envelope 3 contains a field book by Cameron B. Kepler that includes Sooty Tern chick number charts (numbers 4-6); plot charts (numbers 1-3); egg data (including measurements and location); and plot data and notes. Envelope 4 contains a field book by Cameron B. Kepler that includes banding data (with band numbers 535-13597 to 823-38300); plot data; list of rectal temperatures; nest counts; and mortality data. Envelope 5 contains a field book by Charles A. Ely and Cameron B. Kepler that includes banding data (listing band numbers 587-80503 to 823-29100); and bird, nest, and egg counts.

Date Range

1965

Start Date

Jan 20, 1965

End Date

Jul 16, 1965

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Johnston Island
  • 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 41 Folder 1