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POBSP, Field Notes, Huber, volume 58

Catalog Data:
Collection name:
National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds
Sublocation:
Volume 58
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Maps
Scientific illustrations
Place:
United States
Hawaii
Midway Islands
Gilbert Islands
Marshall Islands
Wake Island
Howland Island
Baker Island
Rawaki
Orona
Enderbury Atoll
McKean Atoll; McKean Island
Leeward Islands
Date Range:
1963-1966
Start Date:
19631000
End Date:
19660800
Abstract:
Volume 58 includes journals, catalogs and species accounts of work completed for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1963-1966. Includes a mixture of typed and hand written materials. 1) is the journal and catalog of Lawrence Huber from Southern Island Cruise [SIC] #3, October -November 1963. Details daily work, life aboard ship, participants, collecting specimens, and notes on island census. Locations include islands of Howland, Baker, Enderbury, Hull [Orona], Sidney, Samoa, and Phoenix [Rawaki]. Includes several pages of copies of hand drawn maps with notes, and some original hand written notes and sketches. This is followed by list of species and quantity of birds on each island, and catalog ordered by date. 2) is the journal and catalog of Huber for SIC #4, February-March 1964. Includes McKean, Pago Pago, Jarvis, and Washington Island. Catalog includes rats. 3) is the journal and catalog of Huber for SIC #5, June-August 1964, in the main Hawaiian islands. Includes notes on fish collecting. Covers collecting at sea and additionally includes islands Palmyra and Christmas [Kiritimati]. Includes summary of collecting by date. 4) is Huber's journal and catalog from the Gilbert and Marshall Islands, October-November 1964. Catalog includes field number, date, island, type of bird, color, measurements, weight, and sometimes additional physical characteristics. 5) is Huber's journal and catalog for the Main Hawaiian Islands, August 1964- April 1965. Includes hand drawn maps. Locations include islands of Maui, Kauai, and Oahu. 6) Huber's journal for work in Wake Island. Includes descriptions of bird colonies and their makeup with references to local land marks like LORAN station, and observed courting. Includes maps with extensive notes about bird locations. Locations include Peale and Wilkes island. 7) is Huber's journal and catalog for FFS from Midway and Hawaiian Leewards, July 1965. Includes Eastern Island, French Frigate Shoals,. Catalog includes number, date, island, species, physical characteristics, and some measurements. 8) is Huber's journal from Wake Island, June-August 1966. Like other journals, includes descriptions of variety of bird populations (adults, chicks, and nests) on the island, as well as collecting activities. 9) is Huber's miscellaneous catalogues, 1965-1967. Specimens are from across the Pacific Islands. Includes fish catalog from poisoning collection method. Entries are listed by island, then organized by drum. Specimens are listed by common name. Followed by invertebrates catalog, which details a description of the environment where found. Additionally there is a short Herpatology catalog. This is followed by a catalog of bird specimens with specimen number, date, island, type of bird, sex, weight, measurements, and additional physical descriptions usually relating to sexual organs.
Topic:
Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
Ornithology
Ichthyology
Mammalogy
Herpetology )) lcsh
Accession #:
SIA RU000245
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0794 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923
See more records associated with this person:
Huber, L. N.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project