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 Enderbury Island. Envelope 1 contains a field book by D. I. Hoff that includes bird banding data (listing band numbers ); and nest counts. Also included is a bird catalog listing number (1-200), species, age, sex, nest status, and band number (568-72187 to 757-67877). Envelope 2 contains a field book by L. N. Huber that includes bird banding data (listing band numbers 737-49372 to 767-48374); and nest counts. Envelope 3 contains a field book by Frank Smith that includes bird banding data; nest counts; a re-count of Lesser frigatebirds using plot density method; bird population estimates; general bird and bird nesting observations; and notes on Frigatebird colonies.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Sep 25, 1966

End Date

Sep 26, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Enderbury Atoll
  • 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 54 Folder 6