Marshall and Gilbert Islands, 1964, part 1

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This volume is a catalog of bird specimens collected on a Marshall and Gilbert Islands trip in October and November 1964 for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Collections were made on islands of the Marshall Islands and Gilbert Islands [Gilbert Group] and along a transect on the Pacific Ocean from 3° 50' N, 178° 09' W to 16° 59' N, 164° 07' W. Fields include museum number, field number, species, sex, locality, date, wt., age, gonads, type of specimen, personal catalog number, and remarks. Field numbers range from 30001 to 30442, 10530, and 10624 to 10626. Species include Anous spp., Arenaria interpres, Heteroscelus spp., and others. The remarks field includes notes on molt, fat, brood patches, etc. Collections were made by LNH, RBC, and others.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 04, 1964

End Date

Nov 25, 1964

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Gilbert Group
  • Marshall Islands
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Kiribati


  • 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 198 Folder 5