Baker Island, 2-4 December 1966, Ken Balcomb


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Balcomb, Kenneth C., 1940-


The field book was created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 16, on November 20, 1966. The field book by Ken Balcomb includes bird banding and returns data collected on Phoenix Island [Rawaki] (listing band numbers 863-83304 to 863-83400, 587-98012 to 587-98100, 863-57001 to 863-57500, 943-44501 to 943-46500, and 943-55001 to 943-56500). Includes nest counts (including types of birds). Much of the data is on pelagic birds -- types of Terns, Frigate Birds, and Boobies.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 02, 1966

End Date

Dec 04, 1966

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


  • United States
  • Rawaki


  • 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

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 56 Folder 3 Envelope 3