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Darwin Correspondence Project

From Alfred Newton   10 March 1874

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Questions correctness of two statements in Origin: 1. That fulmar petrels are the most numerous birds in the world;

2. That the increase of one form of thrush in Scotland has been concomitant with the decline of another form.

Summary

Questions correctness of two statements in Origin: 1. That fulmar petrels are the most numerous birds in the world;

2. That the increase of one form of thrush in Scotland has been concomitant with the decline of another form.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9348
From
Alfred Newton
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Magdalene College, Cambridge
Source of text
DAR 172: 49
Physical description
4pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9348,” accessed on 18 February 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-9348

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 22

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