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P. sandwichensis
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well back. with ^ [[insertion]] flesh [[/insertion]] red feet flew around the vessel and lighted on deck today 
The species is I feel quite sure the same which I called P. savanna in my Alaska Catalogue. The nearest land is five hundred and fifty miles off the wind N.W. not very strong but has been blowing harder - After some trouble secure the bird and put it in a cage. Protempore skin & sternum No. 3 ____ 
Another land bird alighted on the ship in the evening but flew off again and was not recognized in the darkness. Saw several 
gulls or Procellariae during the day. Sept. 15 a small blue fish with a double