Sibley, Fred C., 1963-1965

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Abstract

This item consists of the photocopied field notes and species accounts of Fred Sibley from his work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey from 1963 to 1965. His notes document his experiences observing and collecting birds in American Samoa, Cook Islands, Christmas Island, and Howland Island. Included are his observations of bird nests and eggs, and several charts indicating nest count, egg count, and egg size are interspersed in the notes.

Date Range

1963-1965

Start Date

May 28, 1963

End Date

Jul 01, 1965

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Kiritimati
  • Cook Islands
  • United States
  • Pago Pago
  • American Samoa
  • Howland Island
  • Kiribati

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 27 Folder 12