Arenavia interpres (Ruddy turnstone)

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Creator

Clapp, Roger B.

Abstract

The black-and-white photographs of Ruddy Turnstone (Arenavia interpres ) were taken as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program in 1964 and 1967. The photographs depict Ruddy turnstone flock in the surf of Laysan Island, in vegetation, and a field where they look for food. The photographs were taken in Kure Atoll, Laysan Island, and St. George Island.

Date Range

1964, 1967

Start Date

1964

End Date

1967

Access Information

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Topic

  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Saint George Island
  • Kure Atoll
  • Laysan Island
  • Hawaii
  • Alaska

Form/Genre

  • 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

3 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 230 Folder 9