Howland Island, January 1967

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Creator

Balcomb, Kenneth C., 1940-

Alternate Title

SIC 17 Howland (Balcomb) 1967

Abstract

The field book was created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 16, on January 16, 1967. The field book by Kenneth Balcomb relates to bird banding and return data collected on Howland Island (listing band numbers 777-51003 to 777-51100, 923-82001 to 923-84000, and 923-88501 to 923-89500). Begins with an itinerary of time on island. Includes counts of nests (naming type of bird, presence of eggs or chicks and quantities) and observation notes on bird colonies on island.

Date Range

1967

Start Date

Jan 16, 1967

End Date

Jan 16, 1967

Access Information

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Topic

  • Bird banding
  • Birds
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • 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 3 Envelope 1