SIC 15 - Birnie 10-66

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The 24 black-and-white photographs document field work completed on Birnie Island, on October 11, 1966. The photographs show interior island terrain, beach, coastline of lagoon, island coastlines, Blue-faced Booby on nest, Grey-backed Tern egg, and a Green Turtle. The images have captions on the reverse side that list location, description, date, photographer (P. Woodward), and negative numbers (50A - 73A). Several captions include directional details about views.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 11, 1966

End Date

Oct 11, 1966

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  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Birnie 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

24 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 229 Folder 6