Southern Island Cruise 6, October-December 1964

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Creator

  • Merrill, Richard W.
  • Sibley, Fred C.
  • Woodward, Paul W.

Abstract

This record refers to 3 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise #6, in 1964. Envelope 1 contains a field book created by Richard W. Merrill during work conducted on Howland Island. The field book includes nest, egg, and chick counts; and banding data. Envelope 2 contains field book by Fred C. Sibley from work conducted on Howland Island and Birnie Island. The field book includes banding data; and nest, egg, and chick counts. Envelope 3 contains a field book by Paul W. Woodward with data collected on Howland Island and Birnie Island. The field book includes banding data; banding notes, and nest, egg, and chick counts.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Oct 09, 1964

End Date

Nov 09, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • United States
  • Kiribati
  • Howland Island
  • Birnie 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 7