Southern Island Cruise 5, June-July 1964

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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 the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise #5, on Malden Island, Hull Island, Phoenix Island, and Enderbury Atoll, in 1964. Envelope 1 contains a field book with banding data (listing band numbers, sex, age of bird, and eggs); and a list of bird and nest counts. Envelope 2 contains a field book with travel notes; notes on parasites found on birds; and bird, chick, nestling, nest, and egg counts. Envelope 3 contains a field book with banding data (listing band numbers, sex, age of bird, and eggs); bird, nest, and egg counts; and some colony counts.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Jun 22, 1964

End Date

Jul 17, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Kiribati
  • Malden
  • Rawaki
  • United States Minor Outlying Islands
  • Enderbury Atoll

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 3