Hawaii to Line Islands observation check-lists, September - October 1964 (R. S. Standen - C. H. Gilbert)

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Abstract

These are observation check-lists documenting birds seen from Hawaii to the Line Islands, September 22 - October 26, 1964, as part of Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Sheets list location (latitude and longitude or island in vicinity), observer, date, time (started), time (ended), and weather (includes sea conditions). Observer is R. S. Standen. There are also notes on distance. Below this information is a list of species followed by abundance (quantity), breeding (quantity), and remarks. There are totals for birds at the bottom of sheets. Locations include the vicinity of Palmyra and Christmas Island.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Sep 22, 1964

End Date

Oct 26, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Line Islands
  • Palmyra Atoll
  • United States
  • Kiritimati
  • Hawaii
  • 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 152 Folder 12