Crossin, Richard S., 1965-1966, 1968

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Creator

Crossin, Richard S.

Abstract

This item consists of photocopied data sheets and field notes of Richard S. Crossin that document work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey during 1966. Numerous bird observation checklists used to collect data for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey are present, attributed in several different handwriting styles to "Crossin et al." Geographic coordinates are noted on observation checklists and some field notes. Some number ranges are listed under the heading "flocks" (0106-1843, not in sequential order). Locations represented include Hawaii and Western Samoa islands. Field notes include Crossin's "species accounts" with descriptions of bird species by physical appearance and observed behavior.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Jun 06, 1966

End Date

Aug 26, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • United States
  • Kiribati
  • Baker Island
  • Samoa
  • Leeward Islands
  • Laysan Island
  • Hawaii
  • United States Minor Outlying Islands
  • Howland Island
  • Upolu
  • McKean Atoll; McKean Island
  • Honolulu

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 25 Folder 4