Birds entering from Java are most numerous in the island nearest Java each strait of the sea to be crossed to reach another island offers an obstacle, and thus a smaller number get over to the next island.1 It will be observed that the number of birds that appear to have entered from Australia is much less than those which have come from Java Marc jacobs outlet and we may at first sight suppose that this is due to the wide sea that separates Australia from Timor. But this would be a hasty and, as we shall soon see, an unwarranted supposition.
Besides these birds identical 1 The names of all the birds inhabiting these islands are to be found in the "Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London " for the year 1863. Of The Timor Group. with species inhabiting Java and Australia, there are tiffany outlet a considerable number of others very closely allied to species peculiar to those countries, and we must take these also into account before we form any conclusion on the matter. It will be as well to combine these with the former table thus have been derived from Java and Australia is very nearly.