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 Howland Island. Envelope 1 contains a field book by Walter Bulmer that includes bird banding data (listing band numbers 943-40501 to 953-94500); nest counts; and a hand-drawn map of a Sooty tern colony. Envelope 2 contains a field book by Richard D. Chandler that includes Great frigatebird nest counts; and Red-footed booby roost counts. Envelope 3 contains a field book by Richard S. Crossin that includes a single entry describing bird banding activities and bird observations.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Aug 14, 1966

End Date

Aug 15, 1966

Access Information

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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
  • Maps

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 9