At-sea, 1963-1966, 1968, part 4 : 1968

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This volume is a catalog of bird specimens collected on the Pacific Ocean from February to March 1968. Fields include field #, species, date, position, wt., fat, reproduction, type of prep. (study skin), cat. #, and disposal. Field numbers span from 105081 to 105229. Species include Oceanodroma spp., Phaethon spp., Puffinus spp., and others. Collections were made in an area of the Pacific Ocean bounded approximately by 17° S to 25° N and 104° to 113° W. The cat. # field indicates that collections were made by RSC [Richard S. Crossin?], with numbers spanning from 2305 to 2453.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 21, 1968

End Date

Mar 27, 1968

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


Pacific Ocean


  • 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


Box 196 Folder 6