Southern Island Cruise 14, July-August 1966

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Abstract

This record refers to 3 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 14, in 1966 on McKean Island. Envelope 1 contains a field book by David Pearson that includes bird banding and returns data (listing band numbers 712-09724 to 953-32300). Envelope 2 contains a field book by Ralph W. Schreiber that includes bird and vegetation observations; photography list; nest counts; bird counts; an island survey; and bird banding and returns data (listing band numbers 723-66750 to 953-32100). Envelope 3 contains a field book by an unknown author that is a blood catalog. The catalog includes catalog numbers (1-100); species; age; sex; color phase; nesting status; and band numbers (777-51667 to 777-52150).

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Jul 23, 1966

End Date

Jul 24, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • McKean Atoll; McKean Island
  • Kiribati

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 53 Folder 4