Southern Island Cruise 6, October-December 1964

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Creator

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

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 by Richard W. Merrill with data collected on Baker Island, McKean Island, and Enderbury Island. The field book includes bird, nest, chick, and egg counts; banding data; and physical descriptions of bird specimens. Envelope 2 contains a field book by Fred C. Sibley with data from Baker Island, McKean Island, and Enderbury Island. It includes egg counts; nest counts; and banding data. Envelope 3 contains a field book by Fred C. Sibley with data from McKean Island. It includes 2 short lists of banding data for Fairy terns and Red-tailed tropicbirds.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Oct 13, 1964

End Date

Nov 12, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • United States
  • Kiribati
  • Baker Island
  • McKean Atoll; McKean Island
  • 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 9