SIC Trip #19 : Phoenix Islands, Line Islands, and Howland Island banding catalogue, 6/14/1968-7/17/1968

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Abstract

The band catalog documents work completed for part of SIC trip #19 on the islands of Phoenix [Rawaki], Line, and Howland, during June 14 - July 17, 1968. Entries are headed with date, location, and type (new banding or returns) followed by band numbers, type of bird, nest (sometimes number of eggs), as well as unidentified information. A portion of the notebook is blank. There are notes entered from the back of the volume that include a table with field number, date coll., species,coll., and remarks. Remarks tend to be extensive with information about condition, measurements of organs, presence of fat, and weight. Islands include Jarvis, Malden, Starbuck, Enderbury, McKean, and Sydney [Manra].

Date Range

1968

Start Date

Jun 14, 1968

End Date

Jul 17, 1968

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Enderbury Atoll
  • Starbuck
  • Manra
  • United States
  • Jarvis Island
  • Malden
  • McKean Atoll; McKean Island
  • Kiribati

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 20