Southern Island Cruise 5, June-July 1964

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Abstract

This item refers to 3 field books by unknown authors, from the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise #5, 1964. Envelope 1 contains a field book with data collected on Phoenix Island, Enderbury Atoll, and McKean Island. The field book includes a list of ectoparasites; bird, chick, nest, and egg counts; and banding data. Envelope 2 contains a field book with data collected on Phoenix Islands. The field book includes a list of instructions for collection or preserving specimens; bird, chick, nest, and egg counts; and banding data. Envelope 3 contains a field book with data collected on Enderbury Island and McKean Island. The field book includes banding data; bird and egg counts; and a list of pickled bird specimens numbered 40339 to 40386.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Jul 11, 1964

End Date

Jul 18, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Enderbury Atoll
  • McKean Atoll; McKean Island
  • Rawaki
  • 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 4