Australian Museum Journal Ornithological notes. III. On the nidification of Megaloprepia magnifica, the Magnificent Fruit Pigeon

Shortform:
North, 1897, Rec. Aust. Mus. 3(1): 16–18
Author(s):
North, Alfred J.
Year published:
1897
Title:
Ornithological notes. III. On the nidification of Megaloprepia magnifica, the Magnificent Fruit Pigeon
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Start page:
16
End page:
18
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.3.1897.1122
Language:
English
Date published:
07 January 1897
Cover date:
07 January 1897
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Digitized:
09 October 2008
Reference number:
1122
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EndNote file
Title page:
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Complete work:
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Abstract

[No abstract is given for this work, it begins as follows] The Magnificent Fruit Pigeon is freely dispersed throughout, the rich coastal brushes of Eastern Australia, from the neighbourhood of Cairns in North-eastern Queensland to Berry in New South Wales. In the latter colony it is far more frequently met with in that rich belt of luxurious vegetation lying between the Tweed and Bellinger Rivers, than it is in the humid valleys and mountain ranges of the south coastal district. At, Cairns it overlaps the closely allied, but decidedly smaller species M. assimilis, which ranges northward from that locality to Cape York. ... [etc.]

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