Southern Island Cruise 14, July-August 1966

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Creator

  • Hoff, D. I.
  • Crossin, Richard S.

Abstract

This record refers to 2 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 14, in 1966. Envelope 1 contains a field book by D. I. Hoff from work conducted on Gardner Island (Nikumaroro) and Swains Island. The field book contains island observations including notes on birds, insects, and other animals, vegetation, lagoon, and weather. Envelope 2 contains a field book by Richard S. Crossin from work conducted on Swains Island. The field book includes shorebird counts; and observations of New Zealand cuckoos, Polynesian rats, Fairy terns, and Common noddies.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Aug 03, 1966

End Date

Aug 03, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Nikumaroro
  • Kiribati
  • Swains Island
  • American Samoa

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

2 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 53 Folder 5