Southern Island Cruise 5, June-July 1964

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Abstract

This record refers to 3 field books created as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program on Southern Island Cruise #5, 1964. Envelope 1 contains a field book by an unknown author that includes data and notes from Palmyra Island, Christmas Island, McKean Island, and Howland Island. The notes include banding data; nest observations; and nest and egg counts. Envelope 2 contains a field book by Dennis L. Stadel from work conducted on Christmas Island. The field book includes 2 short lists of Sooty tern banding and returns data. Envelope 3 includes a field book by an unknown author that contains data collected on Christmas Island and Malden Island. The field book includes a list of photographs; bird observations and counts; and banding data and notes.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Jun 05, 1964

End Date

Jul 24, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Palmyra Atoll
  • Kiritimati
  • United States
  • McKean Atoll; McKean Island
  • Howland Island
  • Malden
  • Kiribati

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 44 Folder 1