SIC observation check-lists July - August 1966 (SIC 14)

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These are SIC #14 observation check-lists documenting birds seen July 5 - August 26, 1966, 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; some include notes which appear to indicate specimens collected. On the verso of some sheets is flock data (time of day, quantity, type, sometimes behavior). Includes nocturnal observations. Locations include the vicinity of Howland and Baker Island.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 05, 1966

End Date

Aug 26, 1966

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Baker Island
  • United States
  • Howland Island
  • North Pacific Ocean


  • 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


Box 151 Folder 11