Howland Island 9-11 December 1966

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Abstract

The field book was created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 16, December 1966. The field book by Ken Balcomb relates to bird banding collected on Howland Island (listing band numbers 797-30510 to 797-30600). In the front of the book is an itinerary with time ranges for the 9-12 December. Return data is listed by type of bird and includes a variety of data. Sometimes ages, sex, and nesting status or whether source of blood samples. Counts of birds, nests and eggs also detail participant who counted.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Dec 09, 1966

End Date

Dec 11, 1966

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Topic

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

Place

  • United States
  • Howland Island

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

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 57 Folder 1 Envelope 1