Southern Island Cruise 15, September-October 1966

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Creator

  • Chandler, Richard D.
  • Fitch, John H.
  • Heiden, Richard S.

Abstract

This record refers to 3 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 15, in 1966 on Enderbury Island. Envelope 1 contains a field book by Richard D. Chandler that includes nest counts; bird counts; bird observations; and bird banding data (listing band numbers 615-11309 to 615-11453). Envelope 2 contains a field book by J. H. Fitch that includes Brown booby and Great frigatebird counts; and bird banding data (listing band numbers 558-85102 to 558-85116). Envelope 3 contains a field book by R. S. Heiden that includes nest counts; and bird banding and returns data (listing band numbers 647-60104 to 797-25891). Also included is a catalog listing number (51-150), species, sex, age, nesting status, and band number (647-60104 to 797-25891).

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Sep 25, 1966

End Date

Sep 26, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Kiribati
  • Enderbury Atoll

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 5