Southern Island Cruise 11, January-March 1966

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Creator

  • DeLong, Robert L.
  • Crossin, Richard S.

Abstract

This record refers to 3 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 11, in 1966. Envelope 1 contains a field book by unknown authors that is a blood catalog from Howland and Enderbury Islands. The blood catalog includes samples from Blue-faced boobies, Great frigatebirds, Brown boobies, and Red-footed boobies. The catalog lists band numbers (558-85938 to 777-57449); species; sex; age; color phase; and whether incubating, on eggs, or other distinctions. Envelope 2 contains a field book by Robert L. DeLong from activities conducted on Baker Island. The field book includes a detailed job description; lists of equipment and supplies; band lists (524-94815 to 843-77200); bird counts; and travel notes. Envelope 3 contains a field book by Richard S. Crossin from work conducted on Enderbury Island. The field book includes travel notes; observations of Brown booby nests and Great frigatebird colonies; and bird banding data (listing band numbers 747-52577 to 777-55639).

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Feb 05, 1966

End Date

Feb 15, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • United States
  • Kiribati
  • Howland 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 50 Folder 2