BANCROFT, Griffing Jr.

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Griffing Bancroft Jr. (1907-1999)

BANCROFT, Griffing Jr. (1907-1999)[SS#550-03-0995], San Diego-born grandson of California historian Hubert Howe Bancroft and son of Griffing Bancroft who, like his father, took an interest in ornithology.

He collected a set of bald eagle eggs on San Clemente Island in 1922. Later in life, he published two articles in the ornithological journal, Auk.

In 1932 Bancroft authored The Flight of the Least Petrel. In 1941 Bancroft donated his collection of 30,000 birds' eggs to the American Museum of Natural History.

Griffing Bancroft, Jr. died in Fort Myers, Florida on February 5, 1999.


Bancroft collected on:

CALIFORNIA CHANNEL ISLANDS


BAJA CALIFORNIA ISLANDS




Island Collections~
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND
ISLAND COLLECTOR INSTITUTION DATE NUMBER SPECIMEN
San Clemente Island Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ March 8, 1922 WFVZ-8719 Carpodacus mexicanus Eggs
San Clemente Island Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ March 8, 1922 WFVZ-8720 Carpodacus mexicanus Eggs
San Clemente Island Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ March 9, 1922 WFVZ-52453 Haliaeetus leucocephalus Eggs


ISLAS CORONADOS
ISLAND COLLECTOR INSTITUTION DATE NUMBER SPECIMEN
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-878 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-879 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-880 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-882 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39445 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39446 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39447 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39448 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 39449| Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-878 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-879 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-880 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-882 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39445 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39446 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39447 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39448 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ May 1, 1921 39449| Larus occidentalis Eggs
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Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. MVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa leucorhoa Eggs
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. PSM July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. & Nelson K. Carpenter WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. & Nelson K. Carpenter WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. & Nelson K. Carpenter WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. & Nelson K. Carpenter WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. & Nelson K. Carpenter WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds
Islas Coronados Griffing Bancroft, Jr. & Nelson K. Carpenter WFVZ July 18, 1922 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Birds