Field Notes, POBSP, Shelton, Volume 68

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Creator

Shelton, Philip C. (Philip Clarence), 1937-

Abstract

Volume 68 is the journal and species accounts of Phillip C. Shelton completed for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, in Johnston Atoll, January 24 - September 6, 1969. This is a copy of a handwritten journal. Dated entries describe daily work; behaviors of individual and colonies of birds, nest and eggs, by type; bird banding; other wildlife on island (seals,cats, dogs); island vegetation; account of monk seal giving birth on beach; weather; and references to band numbers. Descriptions are often listed under headings. Includes maps with notes. Species accounts are organized by type of bird and date of observation.

Date Range

1969

Start Date

1969

End Date

1969

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.

Topic

  • Birds
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Johnston Atoll
  • Sand Island

Form/Genre

  • 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 volume

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Volume 68