Great Falls, Virginia, 5/10/1969-5/30/1969; Canton Island, 4/11/1969-4/13/1969

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Abstract

The notebook documents field work conducted by Roger Clapp in Virginia (May 10 - 30, 1969) and Canton Island [Kanton] (April 11 - 13, 1971). Also includes a bird count at an unknown location, August 23, 1968. In the front of the notebook is an order list for birds of Necker Island. Entries for Great Falls include a list of birds, sometimes with numbers and notes listed beside. There is a list of contact information, citations, followed by narrative entries describing field work at Great Falls. They describe observations of birds, nests, and environment. There are also notes on itinerary and observations for trip to Canton Island. There are narrative entries and lists of unidentified information. A portion of the notebook is blank.

Date Range

1969

Start Date

Apr 11, 1969

End Date

Apr 13, 1969

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Necker Island
  • United States
  • Hawaiian Islands
  • Great Falls
  • Virginia
  • Kanton
  • 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 2 Folder 9