Image from page 171 of “Ornithological miscellany” (1876) – London Picture

Identifier: ornithologicalmi03rowl
Title: Ornithological miscellany
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Rowley, George Dawson, 1822-1878 Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912, ill Walther, T., lithographer Allen, Edgar W., lithographer Smith, J., lithographer Erxleben, J., lithographer Hanhart, Michael, printer of plates Hanhart, N, printer of plates Chase, Robert William, former owner. DSI Mackintosh, Duncan Robert, former owner. DSI Mintern Bros., printer of plates
Subjects: Birds Birds Birds
Publisher: London : Trübner and Co., Bernard Quaritch, R.H. Porter
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
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red the last prauw. Twenty of the forty-eight men were killed, and all the others made prisoners. The trial of the survivors proved that the whole band belonged toBool, in the south of the Minahassa, nearer to Gorontalo, and that theyintended to kill the Resident—not Mr. van Musschenbroek, who then hadnot yet been a long time in Menado, but his predecessor, Mr. van der Crab.They said that a larger force was en route; and the Government of Menadotherefore did every thing to protect itself and the country. But nothinghappened; and later Mr. van Musschenbroek visited Bool, to punish thenatives there, and then to make friends with them. The above little account, from a Java paper, shows that even a place likeMenado has its dangers ; and what with earthquakes, storms, snakes, fevers,and sickness of all kinds, the life of a naturalist is not without great risk inthose regions. The Plate is taken from a fine male in my own collection, and is of thesize of life. ORTStlTHOLOGICAL MISCELLAITY

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J.Smitliti. HanliaTt -mip. MACILEEIRHYHCHUS MGRIPECTUS, {Sahlefel~) -&. MACH^RIRHYNCHUS NIGRIPECTUS (Schlegel). (Black-breasted Flycatcher.)By Mr. G. D. ROWLEY. [Continued from vol. ii. p. 59.] CPlate XCVII.) When I published the Plate of this interesting species in the second volume,I was unable to determine the sex—a thing always with me much regretted.The male has now fallen into my hands ; and I am able to state that theone already figured, first by me and then by Mr. Gould (in his Birds ofNew Guinea, part iv.), is a female, as is also the second example in Mr.Goulds plate, which he obtained from Dr. Meyer. By comparison of the fresh illustration which accompanies this, thedifference of the sexes may be remarked. With reference to the translations which I have caused to be made, andwhich follow below, I may observe that I doubt if Prof. Salvadori is right insaying that the adult female has a large black area on the breast like themale. The females have a black shield on the

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