Title: Ornithological miscellany
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Rowley, George Dawson, 1822-1878 Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912, ill Walther, T., lithographer Allen, Edgar W., lithographer Smith, J., lithographer Erxleben, J., lithographer Hanhart, Michael, printer of plates Hanhart, N, printer of plates Chase, Robert William, former owner. DSI Mackintosh, Duncan Robert, former owner. DSI Mintern Bros., printer of plates
Subjects: Birds Birds Birds
Publisher: London : Trübner and Co., Bernard Quaritch, R.H. Porter
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FROM THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGO. in S. lugiihris. From this species (S. musschenhroeki, besides, differs in the samecharacters as S. velutiniis does—viz. the yelvety black, not glossy, plumageof the upper and underparts. I call this species after my friend Mr. van Musschenbroek, the lateResident of Ternate (Moluccas), and, no doubt, in every respect the bestacquainted with the Halmahera group. His rich collections from those islandsare yet undescribed; but it is to be hoped that he will soon favour thescientific world with at least a catalogue of his zoological specimens, as thisis just the thing we want now—complete lists of local faunas. I am personally indebted to Mr. van Musschenbroek for his kindreception on Ternate, when I returned from New Guinea, in the year 1873,badly ill with intermittent fever; and I shall never forget his kindness thenbestowed upon me. January 1878. PART XIV. To-night shes mewd up. Romeo and Juliet, Act. iii. sc. 4. VOL. III. 2c ORIIITHOLOGICAL MISCELLANY.
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J-GKeuIemans litli Ka-Tih. art mxD. POLIOHIERAX raSIGElS, 1(?,2 2. POLIOHIERAX INSIGNIS. By ARTHUR, Marquis of TWEEDDALE, F.R.S. (Plate cm.) Polihierax insignis, Walden, P. Z. S. 1871, p. 627; Ibis, 1872, pp. 467* & 471. Lithofalco feildeni, Hume, Pr. A. S. B. 1872, pp. 70 & 71. Poliohierax insignis, Walden, Sharpe, Cat. Accipitres, Brit. Mus. 1874, p. 370. Polihierax feildeni, Hume, Str. F. 1875, pp. 14, 19, & 269. Polihierax insignis, Walden, Sclater, Str. P. 1875, p. 417. Poliohierax insignis, Walden, BIyth, Birds of Burma, 1875, p. 59. no. 14. The subject of the accompanying Plate was first discovered by my friendthe late Major Lloyd, Assistant Commissioner at Tongoo, in BritishBurma. Examples of both sexes were sent by him to me in the month ofAugust 1871. As I was unfortunately prevented from exhibiting themmyself at the next scientific meeting of the Zoological Society, on the 7th ofNovember, I intrusted them to Mr. Sclater, with a short description and aproposed ti
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