At-sea, 1963-1966, 1968, part 3 : July - August 1966

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Abstract

This volume is a catalog of bird specimens collected on the Pacific Ocean from July to August 1966. Fields include field number, species, sex, date, location, reproduction, wt., fat con., reproduction, remarks, preparation type (skin, skeleton, wing, or alcohol), and catalog number. Field numbers span from 2259 to 2417. Species include Sterna fuscata [Onychoprion fuscatus], Puffinus pacificus, Phaethon rubricauda, Oceanodroma leucorhoa, Fregata ariel, and others. Collections were made in an area of the Pacific Ocean bounded approximately by 11° S to 18° N and 160° to 178° W, including off Baker Island and off Jarvis Island. The remarks field includes information such as band numbers and indications that color and molt notes were taken. Collections were made by Huber, Bulmer, Balcomb, Hoff, D. Pearson, and Chandler.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Jul 06, 1966

End Date

Aug 25, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Baker Island
  • United States
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Jarvis Island

Form/Genre

  • 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 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 196 Folder 5