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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-9359

To Alfred Newton   14 March 1874

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Summary

Can give no definite information. Believes severe winters are by far the most important check on numbers of birds; the destruction of eggs is of subordinate importance.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9359
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Newton, Alfred
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Balfour Library, University of Cambridge (held at CUL: Add. 9839/ID/62)
Physical description
4pp

Summary

Can give no definite information. Believes severe winters are by far the most important check on numbers of birds; the destruction of eggs is of subordinate importance.

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9359,” accessed on 6 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-9359

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