Southern Island Cruise 13, March-May 1966

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Abstract

This record refers to 3 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 13, in 1966. Envelope 1 contains a field book by Frank Smith from work conducted on Baker Island. The field book includes nest counts; observations of pelagic bird activity; and shorebird counts. Envelope 2 contains a field book by Richard S. Crossin from work conducted on Palymyra Atoll. The field book includes travel notes; pelagic bird observations; weather notes; and bird banding and returns data (listing band numbers 747-67525 to 863-82500). Envelope 3 contains a field book by B. A. Harrington from work conducted on Palmyra Atoll. The field book includes bird banding data and a blood sample list. The field book lists band numbers 747-53734 to 863-82420.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

May 02, 1966

End Date

May 16, 1966

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

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

Place

  • Baker Island
  • Palmyra Atoll
  • United States

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 52 Folder 7