Schreiber, Ralph W., 1966-1967

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This item consists of the photocopied field notes of Ralph W. Schreiber from his work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey in 1966 and 1967. Schreiber's field notes were taken on Christmas Island and describe birds that he observed and collected there. Egg measurements are included. Also present are measurements and drawings of a cetacean specimen; a blood code for samples taken on Christmas Island; a catalog listing collector's field numbers 5944-26232; and a map of a bird colony.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 26, 1966

End Date

Oct 30, 1967

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


  • Kiritimati
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Kiribati


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations
  • 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


Box 27 Folder 11