Field Notes, POBSP, Shelton, Volume 66

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Volume 66 is the journal of Phillip C. Shelton completed for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, in Sand-Johnston, June 30 - October 25, 1966. This is a copy of a hand written journal. Entries are dated and headed with location. Describes daily activities sometimes with time of day; interactions with participants; bird-banding with some related data and estimated statistics; references to specific birds by band number; descriptions of birds, nests and eggs organized by type of bird; counts of shore and pelagic birds, often noting a part of island by landmark (i.e. guywire).

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 30, 1966

End Date

Oct 25, 1966

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
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Johnston Atoll
  • Sand Island


  • 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 volume

Physical Location

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


Volume 66