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From Robert Swinhoe   14 April 1863

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Difference in plumage of Ardeola, a species of heron, in summer and winter. [See Descent 2: 190.]

Author:  Robert Swinhoe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Apr 1863
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 18–19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4094

From Robert Swinhoe   29 July 1863

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Describes the similarity in plumage changes between Japanese and Chinese birds on the one hand and British and continental birds on the other. Suggests the changes are due to the warm gulf streams around both islands.

Author:  Robert Swinhoe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 July 1863
Classmark:  DAR 47: 176–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4257

From Robert Swinhoe   14 August 1863

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Sends two interesting cases: a flamingo with barnacles covering its legs

and castrated wild asses of Kutch.

Author:  Robert Swinhoe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Aug 1863
Classmark:  DAR 205.2 (Letters): 253
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4268
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