Field Notes, POBSP, Stadel, Volume 72

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Volume 72 are the journals of Dennis Stadel completed for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Includes handwritten copies of journals. 1) is D. Stadel's journal and catalog for the Hawaii Leeward trip March 11, 1965 - July 6, 1965, covering journal pages 251-436 and catalog pages 15-49. Dated entries are headed with island location and detail observed bird (individual and colonies), nests and eggs; breeding behavior; bird banding; daily work; specimen collecting and preparing; descriptions of island environments; mapping the islands; species accounts. Includes table of bird observations with type of bird, island, and totals banded and returned. Catalog includes number, location (if at sea includes latittude and longitude) ,type, sex, age, measurements, physical description, collector, sometimes band number and additional details about blood. Locations include Lisianski, Laysan, Pearl and Hermes Reef, Kure, Phoenix [Rawaki], Hull, Enderbury, Starbuck, Christmas [Kiritimati]. Includes maps with notes.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 11, 1965

End Date

Jul 06, 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
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Lisianski Island
  • Enderbury Atoll
  • Laysan Island
  • Kure Atoll
  • Starbuck
  • Rawaki
  • Leeward Islands
  • Pearl and Hermes Reef


  • 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


Volume 72