Field Notes, POBSP, Lehner, volume 62

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Volume 62 includes work completed by Phil Lehner for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1964-1965. Journals are a mix of typed and hand written copies. 1) is the journal of Marshall and Gilbert Islands, October 1 - November 27, 1964. Dated entries describe travel, interactions with participants, observations of birds while at sea, weather, daily activities with times of day, wreck of Fukuju Maru #5 (Japanese fishing vessel) observed, challenges with camping conditions, specimen collecting including fish, rats, mice, insects; observations of lagoons; extensive descriptions of interactions with local inhabitants. Includes maps. After the journal entries are observation sheets and tables of related data. Locations include Taongi, Kamome, Guro, Orubebbu, Jaluit, and Maniana. 2) is a journal for work on Sand-Johnston and Oahu, July 16, 1964 - February 12, 1965. Dated entries include information as in the journal described above.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 16, 1964

End Date

Feb 12, 1965

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0794 to make an appointment.


  • Animals
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Entomology
  • Birds
  • Ichthyology
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Johnston Island
  • United States
  • Marshall Islands
  • Sand Island
  • Hawaii
  • Gilbert Islands
  • Oahu
  • Jaluit
  • Taongi


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

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

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds


Volume 62