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" ... breast, ie a bare spot from which the feathers have fallen off with the heat in hatching; its egg is twice as big as that of a Solan goose, and is variously spotted, black, green, and dark ; it comes without regard 'to any wind, appears the first... "
Iceland: Its Scenes and Sagas - Page 23
by Sabine Baring-Gould, Alfred Newton - 1863 - 447 pages
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Bulletin - United States National Museum, Issue 105; Issues 107-108

United States National Museum - Science - 1919
...taken away, she lays no more for that year ; she is whole footed, anil has the hatching spot upon her breast, ie, a bare spot from which the feathers have fallen off with the heat in hatching; Its egg is twice us big as that of a solan goose, and is variously spotted, black, green, and dark...
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Life Histories of North American Diving Birds: Order Pygopodes

Arthur Cleveland Bent - Birds - 1919 - 245 pages
...taken away, she lays no more for that year; she is whole footed, and has the hatching spot upon her breast, ie, a bare spot from which the feathers have fallen off with the heat in hatching; its egg is twice as big as that of a solan goose, and is variously spotted, black, green, and dark...
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Life Histories of North American Diving Birds: Order Pygopodes, Issues 107-108

Arthur Cleveland Bent - Birds - 1919 - 245 pages
...lays no more for that year; she Is whole footed, and has the hatching spot upon her breast, 1. e., a bare spot from which the feathers have fallen off with the heat in hatching; Its egg is twice as big as that of a solan goose, and is variously spotted, black, green, and dark...
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Bulletin, Issues 107-108

United States National Museum - Science - 1919
...lays no more for that year ; she is whole footed, and has the hatching spot upon her breast, 1. e., a bare spot from which the feathers have fallen off with the heat in hatching; Its egg is twice as big as that of a solan goose, and is variously spotted, black, green, and dark...
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Who Killed the Great Auk?

Jeremy Gaskell - Nature - 2000 - 227 pages
...it lays no more for that year; it is Palmipes, or Whole-Footed, and has the Hatching spot upon its Breast, ie a bare Spot from which the Feathers have fallen off with the heat in Hatching; its egg is twice as big as that of a Solan Goose, and is variously spotted, Black, Green, 9 and Dark;...
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