Psittirostra cantans (Laysan finch), 1966-1967

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Creator

Clapp, Roger B.

Abstract

The black-and-white photographs were taken as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program in 1966 and 1967. The photographs depict Laysan finch and Laysan finch nests on Southeast Island and Laysan Island. Several photographs show Laysan finch with Sooty tern eggs. Photographs are by R. B. Clapp and P. C. Shelton.

Date Range

1966-1967

Start Date

Jun 14, 1966

End Date

Aug 30, 1967

Access Information

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Topic

  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

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

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

6 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 230 Folder 29