Southern Island Cruise 11, January-March 1966

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Creator

  • Thompson, Max C.
  • Harrington, B. A.
  • Heryford, N. H.

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 Max C. Thompson from his work on Baker Island. The field book includes an equipment list; shorebird counts; nest counts; and bird banding data (listing band numbers 558-85214 to 903-03700). Envelope 2 contains a field book by B. A. Harrington from work conducted on Howland Island. The field book includes banding data (587-83674 to 777-57493); nest counts; detailed Sooty tern observations; and general notes. Envelope 3 contains a field book by N. H. Heryford from work conducted on Howland Island. The field book contains nest counts and shorebird counts.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Feb 27, 1966

End Date

Feb 28, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • United States
  • Baker Island
  • 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 50 Folder 6