Abstract

During a visit to the head-waters of two of the North-Coast rivers, I ascertained that an incredible number of the beautifully plumaged males of the Rifle-bird and Regent Bower-bird were destroyed throughout the year, a large export trade being done in the skins of these species, chiefly for the purposes of adornment and decoration of ladies' hats and dresses.

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
North, 1901, Rec. Aust. Mus. 4(1): 17–21
Author
Alfred J. North
Year
1901
Title
The destruction of native birds in New South Wales
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
4
Issue
1
Start Page
17
End Page
21
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.4.1901.1078
Language
English
Date Published
29 March 1901
Cover Date
29 March 1901
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
AVES; ECOLOGY, TERRESTRIAL
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23 October 2008
Available Online
13 November 2008
Reference Number
1078
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