Australian Museum Journal Ornithological notes. IX. Description of the nest and eggs of Micraeca pallida, De Vis

Shortform:
North, 1899, Rec. Aust. Mus. 3(5): 107
Author(s):
North, Alfred J.
Year published:
1899
Title:
Ornithological notes. IX. Description of the nest and eggs of Micraeca pallida, De Vis
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
3
Issue:
5
Start page:
107
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.3.1899.1149
Language:
English
Date published:
17 April 1899
Cover date:
17 April 1899
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Digitized:
15 June 2009
Reference number:
1149
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Title page:
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Complete work:
Complete work (187kb PDF)

Abstract

[Excerpt from p. 107] … The eggs are oval in form, one specimen having a pale bluish-grey ground colour, which is freckled and spotted with faint purple and purplish-brown, predominating and becoming darker as usual on the thicker end of the shell; the other is of a warm stone white ground colour, and in many places the markings which are of a light reddish-purple are confluent and intermingled with faint underlying spots of pale greyish-lilac. …

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