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Abstract

The map of Sand Island was used by and includes notations of M. Moynihan documenting his observations of birds of the Hawaiian Islands. Notes are undated, but map was dated 1955. The map includes notes about types of birds observed, and their locations as well as that of towers on the island. Birds listed include Grey-backed Terns, White Noddies, Brown Noddies, and Black Noddies.

Date Range

1955

Start Date

1955

End Date

1955

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Topic

  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Sand Island
  • Hawaiian Islands

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

Physical Description

1 map

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 57