Southern Island Cruise 13, March-May 1966

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Abstract

This record refers to 5 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 13, in 1966 on Howland Island. Envelope 1 contains 2 field books by Kenneth C. Balcomb. The first field book includes banding data; nest counts; and a blood list for work completed May 2-3, 1966. The second field book includes banding data collected on May 8, 1966 (listing band numbers 773-21698 to 843-55884). Envelope 2 contains a field book by Richard S. Crossin that includes Sooty tern banding and returns data (listing band numbers 773-22179 to 863-81600). Envelope 3 contains 2 field books by B. A. Harrington. The first field book includes bird banding data (listing band numbers 587-83501 to 863-90000); nest counts; general notes; and a packing list; from activities conducted May 2-3, 1966. The second field book by Harrington includes bird banding data collected May 8, 1966 (band numbers 773-20473 to 863-80600).

Date Range

1966

Start Date

May 02, 1966

End Date

May 08, 1966

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Topic

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

5 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 52 Folder 4