Southern Island Cruise 15, September-October 1966

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Creator

  • Tuxson, R. W.
  • Woodward, Paul W.
  • Bulmer, Walter, 1942-

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 R. W. Tuxson from work conducted on Hull Island (Orona). The field book includes shorebird counts; counts of other animals including skinks, dogs, turtles, and flounders; and a plant list. Envelope 2 contains a field book by Paul W. Woodward from work conducted on Hull Island. The field book includes bird nest counts; bird nest observations including materials and dimensions; and some small drawings of nests and colonies. Envelope 3 contains a field book by Walter Bulmer that includes bird banding data from Enderbury Island (listing band numbers 767-47232 to 777-53500).

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Oct 06, 1966

End Date

Oct 07, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Kiribati
  • Orona
  • 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 9