Howland Island, February 1967, SIC 17

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Abstract

The field book was created for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Southern Island Cruise 17, February 17-18, 1967. The field book by F. Smith relates to bird banding return data collected on Howland Island (listing band numbers 923-94001 to 923-95500). Bands used on Sooty Terns. Band returns are organized by date and include notes about age and presence of chicks. Also includes counts of shorebirds.

Date Range

1967

Start Date

Feb 17, 1967

End Date

Feb 18, 1967

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Topic

  • Animals
  • 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 58 Folder 8 Envelope 3