Mottled petrel

ID: SIA RU000245

Creator: National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1963-1965

Citation: National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

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Abstract

This folder contains maps showing distribution and abundance of Mottled Petrel based on at-sea observations for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Because there is no explanatory sheet in the folder, the dates (February 1963 - August 1965), creator, and interpretation of the maps are based on other items in the same series, Series 27 in SIA RU000245. Distribution and abundance data are represented by symbols, numbers, and colors added to printed maps of the central Pacific Ocean. Each map shows data from one calendar month, with one map for each month of the year. Each symbol (square or circle) on the map represents one day's observations, with number of birds observed that day written inside the symbol. The map legends provide additional information on interpretation of the maps.

Date Range

1963-1965

Start Date

Jan 31, 1963

End Date

Jul 31, 1965

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoological surveys
  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Petrels
  • Ornithology

Place

Pacific Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

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 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 152 Folder 27