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Art. XXV.—Further Contributions towards a Bibliography of the Dinornithidæ, the Great Extinet Birds of New Zealand, usually called Moas.—Supplement No. 1.

[Read before the Otago Institute, 13th November, 1894.]

Since presenting my collection of bibliographical memoranda on the moas, I have been favoured with additional entries from Sir Walter Buller, who very kindly sent me ten slips, and from Captain Hutton, who has also kindly added his valued assistance by noting some that had been left out. A few other notices have been collected by myself, and are now communicated. I trust that I may reiterate the remarks made in my last paper, and ask again for the co-operation of others in making the list more nearly complete.

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Author. Title of Paper. Name of Publication. Volume. Pages. Plates. Date.
Angas, George F. Savage Life and Scenes in New Zealand. Reports having seen moa-bones collected by Earl on the East Coast, at the mouth of a river. The bird supposed to be 17ft. high. “The natives have strange tales and legends respecting this bird” I. 243 1847.
Buller, Rev. James A reference to the moa, with figure of Dinornis skeleton and Maori in costume: taken from Sir Walter Buller's book Forty Years in New Zealand 235 1878.
Buller, Sir Walter, F.R.S. References to the extinct wingless birds of New Zealand Essay on the Ornithology of New Zealand 3, 4 1865.
Ditto Legend of Apa-hapaitaketake and the pet moa, as told in the Native Land Court Appendix to address of counsel in the Rangatira case July 18, 1882.
" Notice of the Remains of the Moa and other Birds formerly inhabiting New Zealand: being in the form of a letter to Archdeacon (now Bishop) Hadfield, and communicated by his brother, Captain Hadfield Zoologist 9197–9200 1864.
Dieffenbach, Ernst Travels in New Zealand I. 140, 417
" On the Geology of New Zealand British Assoc. Adv. Science June, 1845.
Gosse, Philip Henry, F.R.S. An account of the extinct New Zealand birds, with a plate showing an “Encounter with a Moa” The Romance of Natural History (2nd ed.) 31–40 1870.
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Grey, Sir George, E.C.B. Story of Ngahue, who reports at Hawaiki his discovery of the land which produced the moa and greenstone in abundance Polynesian Mythology 133
Haast, Dr. J. von, F.R.S. Notes on the Climate of the Pleistocene Epoch of New Zealand. Notice of Dinornis remains in the moraines of extinct glaciers in New Zealand. Considered extinction of moa due to man at a recent date Proceedings of Geological Society Jan. 25, 1865.
Hamilton, A. Result of a Further Exploration of the Bone-fissure at the Castle Rocks, Southland. Abnormal sternum of A. didiformis figured plate xxiv. (title of plate wrong) Trans. N.Z. Inst. XXVI. 226–229 XXIV. Nov., 1893.
Hooker, Sir W. J., F.R.S. Notice of Mr. Colenso's Early Paper on Moa London Journal of Botany III. 3 Jan., 1844.
Kennedy, Alex. Frontispiece being plate from Rev. J. Buller's book, as acknowledged New Zealand (2nd ed.) 1874.
Lydekker, B. On a New Species of Moa (Pachyornis rothschildi) Proc. Zool. Soc. 479 XXXVIII. Nov., 1891.
Mantell, Dr. G. A., F.R.S. Notice of the Discovery by Mr. Walter Mantell, in the Middle Island of New Zealand, of a Living Specimen of the Notornis, a Bird of the Rail Family, &c.; with numerous references to moa remains Proc. Zool. Soc. 209–214 1850.
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Newman, Edward. An account of the Moa remains exhibited by Mr. Allis Zoologist 9195–9197 1864.
Newman, Edward. Account of the discovery and ultimate sale at Stevens's Rooms of the moa's egg from Kaikoura Zoologist 34 1886.
Parker, T.J., F.R.S. Notes on Three Moa-shulls, probably referable to the Genus Pachyornis Trans. N.Z. Inst. XXVI. 223–225 Nov., 1893.
Potts, T. H. Note from New Zealand. On Moa Remains at the Gorge of the Rakaia; notes on Gizzard-stones seen in 1854 Nature XIX. 21 Nov. 7, 1878.
" Maori Traditions of the Moa Out in the Open. (Published at Christchurch) 20 1882.
Taylor, Rev. Richard Mention of moa in various parts. Mentions moa-caves at the Mokau (Pukemapou) Te Ika a Maui 124, 132, 237–38, 240, 398
Wakefield, Edward Short account of the moa New Zealand after Fifty Years 73–76 1889.
Wilson, John Alexander Sketches of Ancient Maori Life and History. Note re killing of last moa at Tarawera Pamphlet reprinted from Auckland Star 2 1894.
Woodward, H. On Wingless Birds, Fossil and Recent Geological Mag., dec. iii. 2 1885.