Southern Island Cruise 8, January-March 1965

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Abstract

This record refers to 3 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 8, in 1965 on Howland Island and Hull Island. Envelope 1 contains a field book by Robert R. Fleet. The field book includes travel notes; observations of animals, insects, and vegetation; bird and bird nest observations and descriptions; Berlese sample notes; and bird counts. Envelope 2 contains a field book by L. N. Huber that include shorebird counts; and banding data (listing band numbers 682-47737 to 843-56000). Envelope 3 contains a field book by Fred C. Sibley that includes nest counts; bird counts; and band numbers 843-50501 to 843-51601.

Date Range

1965

Start Date

May 18, 1965

End Date

May 21, 1965

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Topic

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

Place

  • United States
  • Howland Island

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 46 Folder 9