Anous minutus (Hawaiian noddy tern)

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The black-and-white photographs of Hawaiian Noddy Tern (Anous minutus) were taken as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1962-1967. The photographs feature the birds in flight, standing near shore, and nesting, and includes some photographs of nests with chicks and eggs. Photographs were taken on Southeast Island, Lisianski Island, and Christmas Island, among others. The photographs are attributed to: R. Chandler, R. B. Clapp, C. D. Hackman, P. C. Shelton, Frank Smith, William Wirtz.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 15, 1962

End Date

Aug 28, 1967

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


  • Lisianski Island
  • Kiritimati
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • 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 230 Folders 5-6