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Papers of the Seabird Group relating to Operation Seafarer


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The papers comprise microfiche copies of record cards, 1969-1970, with accompanying index sheet, 1995, and summaries of observations, 1968-1971.


  • 1968-1971, 1995


0.44 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmarks)

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Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, where available, e.g. MS. 15045/1, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. 15045/1-3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15045


Papers of the Seabird Group relating to Operation Seafarer.

Biographical / Historical

Operation Seafarer was the first complete survey of coastal seabird colonies in Britain and Ireland, carried out by the Seabird Group, 1969-1970.

Custodial History

Deposited in the Edward Grey Institute for Field Ornithology by the Joint Nature Conservation Committee on behalf of the Seabird Group, 1995.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology (the Institute's library), 2018.
Catalogue of the papers of the Seabird Group relating to Operation Seafarer
EAD version 2019 by Sarah Thiel and Marion Lowman
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Repository Details

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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom