Southern Island Cruise 15, September-October 1966

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Creator

  • Smith, Frank
  • Thompson, Frederick C.

Abstract

This record refers to 3 field books created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 15, in 1966. Envelope 1 contains a field book by an unknown author that consists of ectoparasite data including ticks collected on Enderbury Island. The field book lists ectoparasite numbers ES15-76 to ES1588. Envelope 2 contains a field book by Frank Smith from work conducted on Hull Island. The field book includes shorebird counts and turtle nest counts. Envelope 3 contains a field book by F. C. Thompson from work conducted on Hull Island (Orona), Enderbury Island, Phoenix Island (Rawaki), and Birnie Island. The field book includes ectoparasite data; shorebird counts; and Berlese sample data.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Sep 26, 1966

End Date

Oct 07, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds--Parasites
  • Birds
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Entomology
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Kiribati
  • Rawaki
  • Orona
  • Birnie Atoll
  • 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 8