Endeavour journal, 15 February 1769 (Series 03.172)
|Notes:||Page header reads: 'Standing to the Westward'|
|Author:||Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820|
|Date:||15 February 1769|
|Series title:||Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771|
|Transcript:||15. Calm this morn: went in the boat and killd Procellaria velox, Nectris munda and fuliginosa, which two last are a new genus between Procellaria and Diomedea: this we reckon a great acquisition to our bird collection. My stay out today
was much shortned by a breeze of wind which brought me aboard by 11 o clock and before night blew very fresh.