The type localities of the Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes (Temminck, 1822) and the Mallee Ringneck Barnardius zonarius barnardi (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)

Ian A. W. McAllan*

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    Abstract

    This paper investigates the background to the discovery and naming of the Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes and the Mallee Ringneck Barnardius zonarius barnardi. Examination of the contemporary events, publications, documents and paintings reveals fairly precise localities and dates for the collection of the first specimens of both these taxa.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)117-125
    Number of pages9
    JournalAustralian Field Ornithology
    Volume20
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2003

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