Sula sula (Red-footed booby), 1962-1967, 1969 and undated

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Abstract

The black-and-white photographs were taken as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1962-1967 and 1969. They depict Red-footed booby birds, flocks, chicks, young, eggs, and nests. The photographs were taken on Enderbury Island, French Frigate Shoals, Howland Island, Jaluit Atoll, Layson Island, Lijeron Island, Moku Manu, and Nihoa Island. There are several photographers represented including: A. B. Amerson, R. Clapp, N. Heryford, D. B. Marshall, D.L. Pearson, Frank Smith, and P. Woodward. Labels on the reverse of most photographs list brief captions.

Date Range

1962-1967, 1969

Start Date

1962

End Date

1969

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

  • Enderbury Atoll
  • Laysan Island
  • French Frigate Shoals
  • Nihoa
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Howland Island
  • Jaluit
  • Pearl and Hermes Reef
  • Kiribati
  • Moku Manu

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

35 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 230 Folders 45-46