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The avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands : with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions

Author: Lionel Walter Rothschild Rothschild, BaronHenry PalmerJ G KeulemansFrederick William FrohawkR H PorterAll authors
Publisher: London : R.H. Porter, 1893-1900.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lionel Walter Rothschild Rothschild, Baron; Henry Palmer; J G Keulemans; Frederick William Frohawk; R H Porter; Taylor & Francis,
OCLC Number: 9158628
Notes: "Printed by Taylor and Francis, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street."--Title page verso.
"Résumé of Palmer's diary": 21 p.
Description: 1 page of leaves, xx, xiv, 320, 21 pages : illustrations, lxxxiii plates (some color) ; 39 cm
Contents: Literature referring to the birds of the Hawaiian islands --
On the origin and distribution of the Hawaiian avifauna --
The island of Laysan. Introductory notes ; Diary of Henry Palmer from May 5th to August 18th --
List and description of the species of birds from Laysan and the neighbouring islands --
Résumé of Palmer's diary (Jan. 1, 1891, to August 1893) --
History of the birds of the Hawaiian Islands --
List of birds introduced into the Sandwich Islands --
Birds erroneously reported to occur on the Sandwich Islands --
Additions, supplements, and corrections to parts I. & II of this work --
Complete list of the birds known from the Hawaiian possessions --
Lists of the birds from the various islands.
Responsibility: by the Hon. Walter Rothschild ; illustrated with coloured and black plates by Messrs. Keulemans and Frohawk ; and plates from photographs showing bird-life and scenery.

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