Eastern Pacific, 1967

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Abstract

This volume is a catalog of bird specimens collected on the eastern Pacific Ocean from January to June 1967 for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Fields include USNM field no.; species; date; locality; sex & gonad size; age; wgt.; fat, molt, color, parasites, etc.; and preparator & no. USNM field numbers span from 5353 to 5400, 0578 to 0600, 50001 to 50100, and 105001 to 105068. Species include Oceanodroma leucorhoa, Phalaropus fulicarius, Puffinus griseus, Lobipes lobatus [Phalaropus lobatus], and others. Collections were made in areas of the Pacific Ocean bounded approximately by 30° N to 36° N and 119° to 127° W, and Monterey Bay, Cailfornia. Collections were also made 2 mi S. of Farrallon I. and at 18°00' N, 103°03' W. The preparator & number field indicates that collections were made by several individuals, identified by initials: DLB, DLS, BAH, TJL, RSH, and others

Date Range

1967

Start Date

Jan 19, 1967

End Date

Jun 05, 1967

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Pacific Ocean
  • California
  • Monterey Bay

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 7