Enderbury Island, 4/22/1971-4/26/1971; Sydney Island, 4/23/1971; Birnie Island, 4/26(?)/1971; Hull Island, 4/26/1971; Canton Island, 4/26/1971-4/27/1971

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The notebook documents field work conducted by Roger Clapp on the islands of Enderbury, Sydney [Manra], Birnie, Hull [Orona], April 22 - 27, 1971. Pages are numbered (58 - 107). The entries are dated and include a variety of content and structure. Some are narrative in style, describing terrain, locations, and observations of birds as well as their nests and eggs. Sometimes these include band numbers. There are also tables of information, usuallylisting band number, sex, description of location, and additional unidentified data.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 22, 1971

End Date

Apr 27, 1971

Access Information

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Enderbury Atoll
  • Orona
  • Manra
  • Birnie Atoll
  • Kiribati


  • 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


Box 2 Folder 12