Puffinus pacificus (Wedge-tailed shearwater), 1964-1967 and undated

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Abstract

This black-and-white photograph was taken as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1964-1967. The photographs depict Wedge-tailed shearwater in flight and at rest; and Wedge-tailed shearwater colonies, chicks, and nests. The photographs were taken by A. B. Amerson, R. Clapp, P. C. Shelton, P. Gould, and D. Marshall. Locations include Southeast Island, Pearl and Hermes Reef, Taongi Atoll, and Lisianski Island. Brief captions are included on the reverse sides of several of the photographs.

Date Range

1964-1967

Start Date

1964

End Date

1967

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Lisianski Island
  • United States
  • Marshall Islands
  • Hawaii
  • Taongi
  • 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

20 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 230 Folder 38