Southern island cruise 9, 1965 , part 2 : SIC 9 (scale)

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Abstract

This volume is a catalog of bird scale specimens collected on Southern Island Cruise (SIC) 9 on the Pacific Ocean in September and October 1965 for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Locations include Howland Island, Baker Island, Christmas Island [Kiritimati], and McKean, Hull, Phoenix, and Enderbury Islands [of the Phoenix Group]. Records appear to be the same as those listed in Southern island cruise 9, 1965, part 1 : SIC 9 (island), although with fewer fields. Fields include field number, species, location, weight, and destination [type of preparation]. Field numbers span from 5756 to 5867. Some records have an "S" in the field number field, which may be an indication that scales were collected from those specimens. Species include Puffinus spp., Procelsterna cerulea, Pterodroma alba, and others.

Date Range

1965

Start Date

Sep 16, 1965

End Date

Oct 29, 1965

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Baker Island
  • United States
  • Kiritimati
  • Phoenix Group
  • Howland Island
  • Kiribati

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 200 Folder 5