SIC Trip #11 : Baker Island, Howland Island, Phoenix Islands, and Line Islands banding, returns, and recoveries, 2/5/1966-3/14/1966

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Abstract

The field book documents the work of Roger Clapp as part of the SIC Trip #11 to Baker, Howland, Phoenix [Rawaki], and Line Islands, February 5 - March 14, 1966. Work was completed for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey. A loose insert indicates that clips were originally utilized to indicate location of the following misread bands (524-77448, 514-10661, 524-76481). Entries include details about bands issued, organized by island location as well as nest surveys by date and type of bird. Later entries are dated, and give locations, followed by type of bird (common name), and bird band number. Some specify if bird is an adult or nestling. A large portion of the notebook is blank. Islands include Enderbury, Baker, Motu Upua, Motu Tabu, and Christmas [Kiritimati].

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Feb 05, 1966

End Date

Mar 14, 1966

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Line Islands
  • Baker Island
  • United States
  • Kiritimati
  • Howland Island
  • Rawaki

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 13-027

Collection name

National Ecology Research Center (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) Field Research Records, 1963-1975, 1988-1989

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 15