Anas laysanensis (Laysan duck), 1962, 1965-1966

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The black-and-white photographs of Laysan ducks (Anas laysanensis) were taken on Laysan Island as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1962, 1965-1966. The photographs depict Laysan ducks walking near surf and in grasses. Labels on the reverse of the photographs list negative number, species, photographer, and date. Some include brief captions. Photographs by are attributed to R. B. Clapp, David B. Marshall, P. C. Shelton, and Dennis Stadel.

Date Range

1962, 1965-1966

Start Date

Jun 15, 1962

End Date

Jun 14, 1966

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  • Animals
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Ducks
  • Ornithology


  • Laysan Island
  • United States
  • Hawaii


  • 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 230 Folder 4