||Page header reads: 'South Sea'
||Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
||2 April 1769
||Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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||2. Many birds today about noon passd by the ship making a noise something like gulls, they were black upon the back and white under the belly probably of the sterna kind; in company with them were 20 or 30 Men of war birds soaring over the flock, probably the whole were in pursuit of a shoal of fish.