Southern island cruise 18, 1967 : SIC 18 (island)

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Creator

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Smith, Frank
  • Stadel, Dennis L.

Abstract

This volume is a catalog of bird specimens collected on islands on the Pacific Ocean on Southern Island Cruise (SIC) 18 from 16 March through 18 April 1967 for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Field numbers span from 6899 to 7112. Locations include Palmyra Island [Palmyra Atoll], Fanning Island [Tabuaeran], Christmas Island [Kiritimati], Jarvis Island, Malden Island [Malden], Starbuck Island [Starbuck], and Swains Island. Fields include field no., species, date, where collected, sex data, age, weight & fat condition, misc. data, and prep. Species include Sterna fuscata [Onychoprion fuscatus], Gygis alba, Anous spp., and others. Misc. data appears to include type of preparation and letter codes which may be indications of molt, color notes, etc. Recorders include F. Smith, D. L. Stadel, and others.

Date Range

1967

Start Date

Mar 16, 1967

End Date

Apr 18, 1967

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Tabuaeran
  • United States
  • Malden
  • Kiribati
  • Jarvis Island
  • Kiritimati
  • Starbuck
  • Swains Island
  • Palmyra Atoll
  • American Samoa

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 5