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Abstract

The black-and-white photographs document field work on Phoenix Island [Rawaki] the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, February 23 - 27, 1964. There are captions on the reverse side of the images that list location, date range, description, photographer (Roger B. Clapp), and negative number. Descriptions sometimes include information about age of bird and type of vegetation. Subject matter covers birds in habitat (Lesser Frigatebird, Red-tailed Tropic Bird, Masked Booby), participants taking blood samples of birds, and Ray Jillson holding Frigatebird.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Feb 23, 1964

End Date

Feb 27, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Rawaki
  • Kiribati

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 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 228 Folder 33