Sula dactylatra (masked booby), 1963-1968 and undated


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  • Clapp, Roger B.
  • Chandler, Richard D.
  • Smith, Frank
  • Woodward, Paul W.


The black-and-white photographs were taken as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1963-1968. The photographs depict Masked booby (Blue-faced booby) on Baker Island, French Frigate Shoals, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Laysan Island, Lisianski Island, McKean Island, Phoenix Island, and Taongi Atoll. Some photographs depict chicks, eggs, and nests. Photographs are attributed to R. B. Clapp, R. D. Chander, D. L. Pearson, P. C. Shelton, Frank Smith, and P. W. Woodward.

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  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Kiribati
  • Lisianski Island
  • Baker Island
  • Rawaki
  • Laysan Island
  • Hawaii
  • French Frigate Shoals
  • Marshall Islands
  • Howland Island
  • McKean Atoll; McKean Island
  • Taongi


  • 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

44 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 230 Folder 42