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Notes on the identification of the black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus xanthonotus)

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Morton, Alexander (1896) Notes on the identification of the black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus xanthonotus). Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. p. 100.

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Abstract

Through the courtesy of Mr. M. W. Harrison, I have
been permitted to examine the egg of the Black Cockatoo
(Calyptorhynchus xanthonotus), and the following interesting
data has been kindly supplied to me by that gentleman. The
bird was seen by Mr. Leslie Burbury on several occasions to
fly from a hole in a gum tree, also by a shepherd in Mr.
Burbury's employ. Both saw the bird leave the nest on the
occasion of taking the eggs.

Item Type: Article
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: p. 100
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: 08 Feb 2013 04:44
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2017 02:28
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