Eniwetok Atoll, 1968-1969

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Abstract

This item refers to 5 field books by unknown authors from work conducted for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program on Enewetak Atoll, 1969. Envelope 1 contains a field book with shorebird counts indicated with tally marks; nest observations; and banding data (including band numbers 712-59436 to 712-59451). Envelope 2 contains a field book with bird counts indicated with tally marks; nest lists that include nest number and contents; and chick lists that include band number, size, and color phase. Envelope 3 contains a field book with nest descriptions including appearance, location, size, and construction; egg counts; and other notations. Envelope 4 contains a field book with bird counts and chick and egg observations. Envelope 5 contains a field book with bird counts and nest observations.

Date Range

1969

Start Date

Feb 01, 1969

End Date

May 15, 1969

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Enewetak
  • 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 43 Folder 8