Abstract

The Trustees of the Australian Museum have lately received the eggs of Plotus novae-hollandiae, taken by Mr. J. L. Ayres at Lake Buloke, in the Wimmera District of Victoria, on 1st April, 1891. The nest was built at a height of about fifteen feet, on the branch of a Eucalyptus standing in the water, it was outwardly composed of sticks lined inside with twigs, and contained five eggs, one of which was unfortunately broken in descending the tree.

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
North, 1891, Rec. Aust. Mus. 1(7): 147–148
Author
Alfred J. North
Year
1891
Title
Note on the nidification of Plotus novae-hollandiae, Gould. The New Holland Snake-bird or Darter
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
1
Issue
7
Start Page
147
End Page
148
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.1.1891.1248
Language
English
Date Published
30 June 1891
Cover Date
30 June 1891
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Digitized
23 July 2009
Reference Number
1248
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