Wake Island 1964 (no negs) (1)

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Abstract

This is 1 of 3 envelopes of black and white photographs documenting field work on Wake Island for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1964-1965. Photographs have captions on the reverse side and list description, location, and date (April 1964). There are images of individual birds (Brown Booby, Noddy, Red-footed Booby, Frigate bird, Sooty Tern) of various ages, nests, and eggs. Locations include Wilkes Island, Kuku Point, Peale Island, Flipper Point.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Mar 31, 1964

End Date

Mar 31, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Peale Island
  • Flipper Point
  • Kuku Point
  • Wilkes Island
  • Wake Island

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

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 envelope

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 227 Folder 19