Southern island cruise 18, 1967 : SIC 18 (at-sea)

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Abstract

This volume is a catalog of bird specimens collected at sea on Southern Island Cruise (SIC) 18 on the Pacific Ocean from 15 March to 25 April 1967 for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Field numbers span from 2718 to 2763. Locations are in an area of the Pacific Ocean approximately bounded by 14° S to 8° N and 157° to 177° W. A few records have the localities "offshore - Palmyra Island," "offshore - Malden Island," or "offshore Baker Island" instead of coordinates. Fields include field no., species, date, position, sex data, age, weight & fat condition, misc. data, and prep. Species include Sterna fuscata [Onychoprion fuscatus], Puffinus pacificus, Sula spp., and others. Remarks appear to include type of preparation and letter codes which may be indications of molt, color notes, etc. Recorders include D. L. Stadel and others.

Date Range

1967

Start Date

Mar 15, 1967

End Date

Apr 25, 1967

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

Pacific Ocean

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 201 Folder 4