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 Phoenix Island (Rawaki). Envelope 1 contains a field book by F. C. Thompson that includes bird banding and recoveries data (listing band numbers 534-41515 to 777-54300). Envelope 2 contains a field book by R. W. Tuxson that includes bird banding and returns data (listing band numbers 712-0001 to 767-48400); rabbit count; shorebird counts; nest counts; and colony measurements. Envelope 3 contains a field book by Paul W. Woodward that includes shorebird counts; bird banding data (listing band numbers 558-85224 to 863-47482); nest observations and descriptions.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Oct 10, 1966

End Date

Oct 11, 1966

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Topic

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

Place

  • Rawaki
  • 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 55 Folder 5