Publication Date

1953

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Bullington, Robert A. (Robert Adrian), 1908-2001||Feyerherm, Harvey A.||Terwilliger, George L.

Degree Name

M.S. (Master of Science)

Department

Department of Biology

LCSH

Birds--Midway

Abstract

The author was stationed on Midway Island for eighteen months during World War II and became interested in the bird life found on the island. The span of duty was from April 29, 1944 to September 19, 1945. In this paper no attempt will be made to contribute any new information that is not already known about the sea birds found on Midway. The main purpose of the paper will be to report on the author's observations of the sea birds found on Midway. The paper will a limited to the sea birds found on Midway, because the sea birds are the dominant birds found on the Island and are the most interesting to observe. The author's observations will be supplemented by -laps and a short history of Midway Island. Both scientific and common names for all sea birds found on Midway will be used. Words that need defining will be defined in the body of the paper. The paper will include the nesting habits of the sea birds and a complete description of each bird. The paper will also include a description of the habitat of each bird.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.||Includes maps.

Extent

37 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

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