RECORD: Darwin, C. R. Wallace A.R `Travels': [various]. CUL-DAR84.2.151. Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, edited by John van Wyhe. (Darwin Online, http://darwin-online.org.uk/)
REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, corrected and edited by John van Wyhe 11.2011. RN1
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Wallace Travels Vol. I p. 428
Pigeon Parrot with racket tail: p. 468 Kingfisher do. —
Vol. 2 p. 150
♀ Casuarius said to sit on eggs. —
— p. 252 —
Birds of Paradise — dancing parties — description of. — 390 Description of Paradisea apoda 394 do of P. papuana. Difference of females gr. than ♂s
399 curious oder of development of plumes.
405. on sp. with bare cobalt-blue skin on Head. —
406 Black Paradise, but note colours and reflections
420 about 17 sp. known in the group. — Certainly the most wonderful & diversified ornaments of any Birds —
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