SIC observation check-lists September - November 1965 (SIC 9)

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Abstract

These are SIC #9 observation check-lists documenting birds seen September 7 - November 5, 1965, as part of Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Sheets list location (latitude and longitude, sometimes name of island in vicinity), observer (listed as Crossin et al), date, time (started), time (ended), and weather. There are notes about distance covered. Below this information is a list of species followed by abundance (quantity), breeding (quantity), and remarks. Counts are totaled at the bottom of each sheet. There is varying types and amounts of other data recorded. These include counts of porpoises, specimens collected, and observed behavior. Some pages are photocopies. On the verso of some sheets is flock data (time of day, quantity, type, sometimes behavior). Includes nocturnal observations.

Date Range

1965

Start Date

Sep 07, 1965

End Date

Nov 05, 1965

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

North Pacific Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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

Sublocation

Box 151 Folder 9