Amerson, A. Binion, Jr., 1963

ID: SIA RU000245

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1963

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

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Creator

Amerson, A. Binion

Abstract

This item includes the photocopied field notes of A. Binion Amerson Jr. taken while observing and banding birds in 1963 as a part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey. The entries are sequentially dated and observations are recorded in a narrative style. Observation and banding locations include: Pearl Harbor, Oahu; and CG Loran Station, Sand Island, Johnston Atoll. Also included are some hand drawn maps of Disappearing Island, East Island, Gin Island, Little Gin Island, Mullet Island, North Island, Trig Island, and Whale-Skate Island. Some maps indicate nesting locations of seabirds including Sooty Tern, Common Noddy, Grey-backed Tern.

Date Range

1963

Start Date

May 27, 1963

End Date

Sep 03, 1963

Access Information

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Topic

  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Sea birds
  • Ornithology
  • Ornithologists

Place

  • United States
  • Johnston Atoll
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Hawaii
  • United States Minor Outlying Islands
  • Marshall Islands
  • Pearl and Hermes Reef
  • Sand Island

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 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 24 Folder 8