Southern Island Cruise 15, September-October 1966

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Abstract

This record refers to 3 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 15, in 1966 on Howland Island. Envelope 1 contains a field book by Frank Smith that includes bird banding data (listing band numbers 568-70051 to 863-52000); nest counts; and notes describing observations of Blue-faced booby breeding, Sooty tern swirling patterns, and other animal observations. Envelope 2 contains a field book by Max C. Thompson that includes bird banding and returns data (listing band numbers 587-82805 to 863-51500); nest counts; a tick survey; Berlese sample lists; and shorebird counts. Envelope 3 contains a field book by R. W. Tuxson that includes bird populations estimates; and bird banding data (listing band numbers 737-81701 to 863-53000).

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Sep 15, 1966

End Date

Sep 20, 1966

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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

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 54 Folder 3