Field correspondence January - July - September 1966

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This is field correspondence documents work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, July - September, 1966. Correspondence includes periodic reports entitled, "Droppings from the Eagle's Roost," that detail locations worked, information about returned birds that include their band number, type, where banded, where recaptured, description of circumstances, and date. These were birds were discovered by individuals who were not project staff. Locations include Manana and Howland Island.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 30, 1966

End Date

Aug 31, 1965

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Manana Island
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Howland Island


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 21 Folder 7