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Dr. [[double underlined]]Charles Rau[[/double underlined]], curator Dep't Antiquities, U. S. Nat. Mus. - 1 Screech Owl ([[underlined]]Scops asio[[/underlined]]) in flesh, caught in upper hall of Smithsonian building.

[[double underlined]]Wm. Sohier[[/double underlined]], Swan Island, N. C. - 3 Whistling Swans ([[underlined]]Olor columbianus[[/underlined]]) in flesh.

The accessions to the egg collection during January were only two in number, as follows: -

Mus. register no. 22149. Egg of [[underlined]]Nothocercus bonapartei[[/underlined]], Costa Rica; J. C. Zeledon.

Mus. register no. 22150. Nest of Weaver Bird, India; Rev. C. H. A. Dall.

Transcription Notes:
Weaver Nest was given by Rev. Dall, even though it looks like Dull -- per the typewritten copy on page 124.

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