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Volume 23, 1890
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Contributions to the Museum from the Kermadec Islands were exhibited, consisting of two skins of a beautiful tropic-bird (Phaëton rubricaudus?), skins of the white-fronted tern and small white tern; also, the eggs of these birds. A skin, also, of a rare kind of mutton-bird was shown.