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DCP-LETT-10132A

To Osbert Salvin   22 August [1875]1

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Summary

Obliged for his memoir ["On the avifauna of the Galapagos", Trans. Zool. Soc. (April 1875)]. His surprise that the birds from the different islands prove so similar. Comparison of the habits, nests, eggs of the commonest species of each island would throw a flood of light upon variation.

Summary

Obliged for his memoir ["On the avifauna of the Galapagos", Trans. Zool. Soc. (April 1875)]. His surprise that the birds from the different islands prove so similar. Comparison of the habits, nests, eggs of the commonest species of each island would throw a flood of light upon variation.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10132A
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Salvin, Osbert
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Mrs Sybil Rampen (private collection)
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10132A,” accessed on 30 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10132A

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