Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Report of the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76…. Zoology, Vol. II

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1881

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Special Collections Expedition Reports Q115 C4 1872

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London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office

Abstract

Spheniscus demersus
Described by Henry Nottidge Moseley, a naturalist aboard the Challenger, as 'ugly', this species is commonly known as the jackass or African penguin.
Taken in False Bay on Seal Island in South Africa, Moseley writes in his notes that 'They make a noise very like the braying of donkeys, hence their name...'

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___, “Report of the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76…. Zoology, Vol. II,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed November 23, 2017, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/10016.

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