||Page header reads: 'to Brasil'
||Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
||21 October 1768
||Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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||21. Trade continues. Today the cat killd our bird M. Avida who had lived with us ever since the 29th of Septr intirely on the flies which he caught for himself; he was hearty and in high health so that probably he might have livd a great while longer had fate been more kind.