Southern Island Cruise 8, January-March 1965

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Creator

  • Huber, L. N.
  • Sibley, Fred C.
  • Fleet, Robert R.
  • Standen, Robert S.

Abstract

This record refers to 4 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 8, in 1965. Envelope 1 contains a field book by Robert R. Fleet from work conducted on Christmas Island and Fanning (Tabuaeran) Island. The field book includes bird observation notes; Berlese sample notes; nest counts; and banding data (listing band numbers 645-00436 to 853-54200). Envelope 2 contains a field book by L. N. Huber that includes banding data collected on Christmas Island (listing band numbers 723-44210 to 853-46500). Envelope 3 contains a field book by Fred C. Sibley that includes nest counts; observations; and banding data (listing band numbers 587-83216 to 853-48000) for work conducted on Christmas Island. Envelope 4 contains a field book by Robert S. Standen from work conducted on Christmas Island and Fanning Island. The field book includes a specimen list with numbers (042/5727 to 047/5725), sex, weight, and measurements.

Date Range

1965

Start Date

Jun 28, 1965

End Date

Jul 01, 1965

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Tabuaeran
  • Kiribati
  • Kiritimati

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

4 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 47 Folder 10