Sand-Johnston, January 1965-October 1966

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Creator

Shelton, Philip C. (Philip Clarence), 1937-

Abstract

This record refers to 3 field books by Philip C. Shelton from his work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, June-October 1966. Envelope 1 contains a field book that includes egg, nest, and chick counts; banding data (listing band numbers 642-03001 to 943-23000); and a plant list with species found on Sand Island. Envelope 2 contains a field book with bird counts; plot counts; sera lists; returns data (listed air day grass or air night grass); and banding data (listing band numbers to 743-73365 to 933-41301). Envelope 3 contains a field book with bird counts and banding data listing band numbers 535-00265 to 933-42599.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Jun 30, 1966

End Date

Oct 19, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Johnston Island

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

3 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 41 Folder 6