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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Birds

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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