NGS observation check-lists December 1963 (Northern Grid Survey 5)

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These are NGS #5 observation check-lists documenting birds seen December 3 - 17, 1963, as part of Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Includes a photocopied set of check-lists. Sheets list location (latitude and longitude), observer, date, time (started), time (ended), and weather (includes sea conditions). Not all fields are filled in. 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.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 03, 1963

End Date

Dec 17, 1963

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


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 19