Canton Island, 3/23/1975-3/24/1975, 3/25/1975-3/27/1975; Hull Island, 3/24/1975-3/25/1975; Enderbury Island, 3/25/1975; Gardner Island, 3/27/1975-3/30/1975 (also includes rats recorded on Enderbury Island, 9/30/1974)

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The notebook documents field work conducted by Roger Clapp on the islands of Canton [Kanton], Hull [Orona], Enderbury, and Gardner, March 23 - 30, 1975. Also includes rats recorded on Enderbury Island, 9/30/1974. Pages are numbered (23 - 38). Entries are dated and sometimes narrative in style, describing travel details including arrival and departure times, work completed including by colleagues, observations of birds (population estimates, behavior, location of colonies), and other fauna (e.g. dogs, cats, rats).

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 30, 1974

End Date

Mar 30, 1975

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Enderbury Atoll
  • Orona
  • Kiribati
  • Kanton


  • 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 20