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On the breeding of some sea birds on the Actaeon and adjacent islets.
Legge, William Vincent (1887) On the breeding of some sea birds on the Actaeon and adjacent islets. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 128-134.
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On the 31st October and the 28th November last year I visited the Actaeons, touching on the first occasion at Southport Island, and, on the second, at the Blanche Rock, of shipwreck notoriety. The object of my visit was to gain information on the breeding of our sea birds on these out-ofthe- way islets, and the following notes purport to give an account of the nesting of the few species which were found on them.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 128-134|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Additional Information:||In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.|
|Date Deposited:||04 Dec 2012 00:32|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:45|
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