SIC 4 - Enderbury Feb - Mar 1964

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The black-and-white photographs document field work on Enderbury Atoll in Kiribati, February 27 - March 2, 1964. Images have captions on the reverse side listing location, date range, description, negative number, and photographer (Roger Clapp). Subject matter covers various birds in habitat (Red-footed Booby, Greater Frigate), vegetation (Messerschmidia), hermit crabs utilizing shed for protection from sun, Brown Booby nest with eggs, nesting habitat (Red footed Booby, Great Frigate), camp, participants (Clapp, Sibley, and Hackman) conducting census of bird colony.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 27, 1964

End Date

Mar 02, 1964

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Hermit crabs
  • Invertebrates
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • Enderbury Atoll
  • Kiribati


  • 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 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 228 Folder 24