Diomedia nigripes (Black-footed albatross), 1963, 1966-1967 and undated

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The black-and-white and color photographs were taken as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey in 1963, 1966-1967. The photographs depict Black-footed albatross standing, nesting, sitting on eggs, and being banded and held by researchers. Some photographs have brief captions on the reverse. Photographs were taken by A. B. Amerson, R. L. Delong, P.J. Gould, P. C. Shelton, and US Naval Air Station, Midway. Photographs were taken on Eastern Island, French Frigate Shoals, Laysan Island, and Lisianski Island.

Date Range

1963, 1966-1967

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


  • Lisianski Island
  • Laysan Island
  • French Frigate Shoals
  • United States
  • Hawaii


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

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 230 Folders 14-15