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Hawaii, 1923 (Tanager Expedition) : journal, 10 March - 21 August, typescript copy
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Hawaii, 1923 (Tanager Expedition) : journal, 10 March - 21 August, typescript copy

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Alternative: Hawaii, 1923, Journal

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Contained In: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Series: SIA RU007006

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

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1923

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Field notes , French Frigate Shoals , Gardner Pinnacles , Guano industry , Hawaii , Hawaiian Islands , Johnston Island , Kaula , Laysan Island , Lisianski Island , Necker Island , Nihoa , Ornithology , Peale Island , Tanager Expedition (1923) , United States , United States Dept. of Agriculture , United States Navy , Wake Islands

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https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.154031

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Title

Hawaii, 1923 (Tanager Expedition) : journal, 10 March - 21 August, typescript copy

Title Variants:

Alternative: Hawaii, 1923, Journal

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Contained In: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Series: SIA RU007006

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

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Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

1923

Notes:

The copied, typed journal documents Alexander Wetmore's participation in the Tanager Expedition, 1923, while working for the U.S. Department Agriculture (USDA), Bureau of Biological Survey. The expedition was conducted with the cooperation of the U.S. Navy, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, and USDA. Begins with an itinerary.Subjects discussed include: presence and harvesting of bat guano and on Laysan Island; detailed description of Laysan Island on approach; discussion of observed bird life (several mentions of Albatross), vegetation, and animals; descriptions of hikes across the island and its varying terrain; introduction of Laysan Rail to other islands; birds lists; bird counts; staffing lists. Similar information is listed for subsequent islands visited. Sites visited include: Grass, Seal, Lisianski, Nihoa, Necker, Kaula, Johnston, and Peale Island as well as French Frigate Shoals, and Gardner Pinnacles.

Subjects

Field notes , French Frigate Shoals , Gardner Pinnacles , Guano industry , Hawaii , Hawaiian Islands , Johnston Island , Kaula , Laysan Island , Lisianski Island , Necker Island , Nihoa , Ornithology , Peale Island , Tanager Expedition (1923) , United States , United States Dept. of Agriculture , United States Navy , Wake Islands

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English

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https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.154031

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title = {Hawaii, 1923 (Tanager Expedition) : journal, 10 March - 21 August, typescript copy },
copyright = {No known copyright restrictions as determined by scanning institution.},
url = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/258564},
note = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/154031 --- The copied, typed journal documents Alexander Wetmore's participation in the Tanager Expedition, 1923, while working for the U.S. Department Agriculture (USDA), Bureau of Biological Survey. The expedition was conducted with the cooperation of the U.S. Navy, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, and USDA. Begins with an itinerary.Subjects discussed include: presence and harvesting of bat guano and on Laysan Island; detailed description of Laysan Island on approach; discussion of observed bird life (several mentions of Albatross), vegetation, and animals; descriptions of hikes across the island and its varying terrain; introduction of Laysan Rail to other islands; birds lists; bird counts; staffing lists. Similar information is listed for subsequent islands visited. Sites visited include: Grass, Seal, Lisianski, Nihoa, Necker, Kaula, Johnston, and Peale Island as well as French Frigate Shoals, and Gardner Pinnacles.},
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TI - Hawaii, 1923 (Tanager Expedition) : journal, 10 March - 21 August, typescript copy
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