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On the breeding of some sea birds on the Actaeon and adjacent islets.

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posted on 2023-11-22, 08:32 authored by William Vincent Legge
On the 31st October and the 28th November last year I visited the Actaeons, touching on the first occasion at Southport Island, and, on the second, at the Blanche Rock, of shipwreck notoriety. The object of my visit was to gain information on the breeding of our sea birds on these out-ofthe- way islets, and the following notes purport to give an account of the nesting of the few species which were found on them.

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Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania

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In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania..

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