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DOLLARBIRD (Eurystomus orientalis)
Biodiversity > Birds > Rare visitors and vagrants

Vagrant. Six records. One specimen collected by an unknown person and registered into the Australian Museum collection in February 1882 (Hindwood 1940; AM A.12468). One specimen collected, presumably by W. Nicholls, in October 1892 (Hindwood 1940; AM O.5480). One specimen collected by John Waterhouse in October 1903 (Hindwood 1940; ANWC 19084). One seen by Max Nicholls in early October 1943 (K.A. Hindwood papers, ML). Two birds seen by Max Nicholls in May and June 1944 (Hindwood & Cunningham 1950; K.A. Hindwood papers, ML). One seen by Max Nicholls in October and November 1945 (K.A. Hindwood papers, ML).

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