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Record: oai:ARNO:508902

AuthorR. Bowdler Sharpe
TitleOn a new species of Accipiter from Liberia
JournalNotes from the Leyden Museum
AbstractDuring my recent visit to the Leyden Museum I was much interested in examining the fine series of birds’-skins which had been brought home by Mr. Büttikofer and Mr. Stampfli from their expeditions to Liberia.
Amongst other valuable specimens I was particularly attracted by a small Sparrow-Hawk, of which Mr. Büttikofer had preserved three adults, two females and a male. These are identified by him as Accipiter hartlaubi of Verreaux ¹), but I saw at once that they were not the same as the bird I had so named in the Catalogue of Birds (Vol. I, p. 150; pl. 6, fig. 2).
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