SIC Trip #12 : Howland Island, Phoenix Islands, and Line Islands banding, returns, recoveries, nest counts, and shorebird counts, 3/31/1966-5/16/1966

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Abstract

The field book documents the work of Roger Clapp as part of the SIC Trip #12 on Howland, Phoenix [Rawaki], and Line Islands during, March 31 - May 16, 1966. Work was completed for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey. Entries vary but most are dated and include location (sometimes at sea) followed by bird band number and type (common name). Sometimes they include sex or notes on condition. There are also bird and nest counts listed under date and location. A portion of the notebook is blank. Other locations include the islands of Enderbury, Phoenix, McKean, and Palmyra.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Mar 31, 1966

End Date

May 16, 1966

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Line Islands
  • Palmyra Atoll
  • United States
  • Howland Island
  • McKean Atoll; McKean 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 16