SIC 14 - Howland 66

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The 9 black-and-white photographs document field work completed on Howland Island. The photographs show a coastline view with a lighthouse, Lesser Frigate and Red-footed Booby colonies, up close views of Brown Booby chick with description of feathers, a Blue-faced Booby on nest with an egg, campsite on the beach, reef at low tide, and two Lesser Frigate eggs (double clutch) with ruler for scale. The images have captions on the reverse side that list location, description, Southern Island Cruise number (SIC 14), photographer (D. L. Pearson), and negative numbers (250, 251, 261, 262, 265, 269, 271, 272, and 274).

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Howland Island


  • 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

9 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 229 Folder 3