Tuxson, Robert W., 1966

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Creator

Tuxson, R. W.

Abstract

This item consists of the photocopied field notes of R. W. Tuxson, from his work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey in 1966 and 1967. The field notes include daily accounts of bird observation, banding, and collecting at sea and on Johnson Atoll, Enderbury Island, and Howland Island. Some small drawings illustrate Tuxson's physical descriptions of birds. A skin catalog is included, with collector's field numbers 0430-6715 (approximate, not listed in ascending order).

Date Range

1966-1967

Start Date

Jul 07, 1966

End Date

Feb 08, 1967

Access Information

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Topic

  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Sea birds
  • Ornithology
  • Ornithologists

Place

  • United States
  • Johnston Atoll
  • Howland Island
  • Enderbury Atoll

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 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 28 Folder 9