Nocturnal bird sightings, undated

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Abstract

This volume is a log of nocturnal bird sightings at sea. Year information and locality information are not provided. Fields include date [day and month], sunrise [time], sunset [time], species, time, # [of birds], and remarks. Entries are dated from 1 August to 15 July, with a line for each observation. Species include Sooty Tern, Wedge-tail [Wedge-tailed Shearwater], and others. Some identifications include question marks, and some record "bird" as species. Remarks include direction, vocalization, and other observations.

Date Range

1963-1969

Start Date

1963

End Date

1969

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoological surveys
  • 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 153 Folder 4