Diomedea immutabilis (Laysan albatross), 1965-1967 and undated

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Abstract

The black-and-white photographs of Laysan albatross were taken as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey, 1965-1967. The photographs depict Laysan albatross standing on beach, feeding a chick, and various ages of Laysan albatross from chicks to adult. Labels on reverse of photographs list brief captions and location. Photographs were taken by C. D. Hackman, P. C. Shelton, Dennis Stadel, and US Naval Air Station, Midway. Photographs were taken on Laysan Island, Lisianski Island, and Pearl and Hermes Reef.

Date Range

1965-1967

Start Date

1965

End Date

1967

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Lisianski Island
  • Laysan Island
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Pearl and Hermes Reef

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Illustrations

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

Sublocation

Box 230 Folders 12-13