SIC 14 - Jarvis

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The 13 black-and-white photographs document field work completed on Jarvis Island. The photographs show Brown Booby chicks (4/5 grown), a Sooty Tern colony, several Red-tailed Tropicbirds, close up of unidentified vegetation with ruler for scale, a shoreline view of rock rubble with Red-tailed Tropicbird nests, close up of a Lesser Frigate egg with chick pipping, a female Lesser Frigate, and Red-footed Boobies in dark phase. 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(248, 249, 253, 254, 256, 258, 260, 263, 264, 266, 268, 270, 273).

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Line Islands
  • Jarvis 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

13 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 229 Folder 4