Southern Island Cruise 9, September-November 1965

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Abstract

This record refers to 3 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 9, in 1965 on Phoenix Island (Rawaki). Envelope 1 contains a field book by Warren B. King that includes an island census and a brief plant list. Envelope 2 contains a field book by J. P. Tordoff that includes a nest count. Envelope 3 contains a field book by Paul W. Woodward that includes bird banding and returns data (listing band numbers 524-12001 to 893-45100); nest counts; and a map of Lesser frigate nests.

Date Range

1965

Start Date

Sep 29, 1965

End Date

Sep 30, 1965

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Rawaki
  • Kiribati

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

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 49 Folder 2