Fregata minor (Great frigatebird), 1963-1968

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Creator

  • Amerson, A. Binion
  • Clapp, Roger B.
  • Chandler, Richard D.

Abstract

The black-and-white photographs were taken as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1963-1968. The photographs depict Great frigatebirds displaying, fanning, and roosting. They also depict nestlings and young. Brief captions are included on the reverse of the photographs. Photographs were taken by A. B. Amerson, R. Chandler, R. B. Clapp, V. Kleen, and P. C. Shelton. Photographs were taken on French Frigate Shoals, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Layson Island, Lisianski Island, McKean Island, Pearl and Hermes Reef, and Taongi Atoll.

Date Range

1963-1968

Start Date

1963

End Date

1968

Access Information

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Topic

  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Lisianski Island
  • Jarvis Island
  • Laysan Island
  • Hawaii
  • Marshall Islands
  • Howland Island
  • Taongi

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

28 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 230 Folder 18