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Volume 22, 1889
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2. “Notes on Two Birds recently shot at Napier,” by A. Hamilton.

The one was a white-eyed duck (Nyroca australis), shot at Te Aute; the other a good specimen of the spotted shag (Phalacrocorax punctatus), shot at the Port.

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Mr. Hamilton exhibited a very large kiwi-egg, sent to the Museum by Mr. Brill, of Tarawera; and also a number of carved perches and snares for native birds from the Taupo district.