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Corrections to the original citations and type localities of some birds described by John Gould and recorded from New Zealand

TitleCorrections to the original citations and type localities of some birds described by John Gould and recorded from New Zealand
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsMcAllan, IAW
JournalNotornis
Volume51
Issue3
Pagination125-130
Type of Articlepaper
KeywordsJohn Gould, New Zealand birds, nomenclature
Abstract

The Checklist of the birds of New Zealand (3rd edition, 1990) contains errors in the citation of several taxa described by John Gould. Those listed for Apteryx owenii, Podiceps cristatus australis, Puffinus carneipes, Procellaria (=Pterodroma) solandri, Thalassidroma (=Oceanites) nereis, Oxyura australis, Gallinula tenebrosa, Himantopus leucocephalus, Himantopus novaezelandiae, Numenius minutus, Limosa limosa melanuroides, Nestor notabilis, Hirundo tahitica neoxena, Collocalia (=Hirundo) ariel and Ocypterus (=Artamus) superciliosus and Ocypterus personatus are highlighted and corrected.

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