Southern Island Cruise 13, March-May 1966

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Abstract

This record refers to 4 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 13, in 1966 on Howland Island and Baker Island. Envelope 1 contains a field book by Frank Smith that includes bird banding data (listing band numbers 773-20158 to 863-81201). Envelope 2 contains 2 field books by J. P. Tordoff. The first field book includes banding data (listing band numbers 773-20020 to 863-80006); and shorebird counts May 2-3, 1966. The second field book includes Sooty tern banding and returns data collected on May 8, 1966 (listing band numbers 773-20196 to 863-80900). Envelope 3 contains a field book by N. H. Heryford that includes weather station checks; shorebird counts; and bird banding data (listing band numbers 568-71334 to 737-27865).

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

  • Baker Island
  • 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

4 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 52 Folder 6