Eniwetok Atoll, 1968-1969

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Creator

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

Abstract

This item refers to 3 field books by unknown authors from work conducted for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program on Enewetak Atoll, January 1969. Envelope 1 contains a field book with bird counts; bird observations; and banding notes. Envelope 2 contains a field book with shorebird counts indicated with tally marks; egg, nest, and chick counts; a descriptive entry on Sooty tern colonies on Janet Island, including estimated population and observations; and estimated plot areas and calculations. Also included is an entry on Ruddy turnstone predation on nesting Sooty terns. Envelope 3 contains a field book with egg counts; shorebird counts; and a blood sample list.

Date Range

1969

Start Date

Jan 09, 1969

End Date

Jan 30, 1969

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Enewetak

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 43 Folder 7