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From A. C. Smith   25 June 1873

Summary

Wonders whether CD has any idea how the cuckoo manages to match its eggs to those of its host; believes it possible that the diet of the nestling cuckoo, which varies with its host, may affect its behaviour and the colour of its eggs.

Author:  Alfred Charles Smith
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 June 1873
Classmark:  DAR 177: 183
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8950
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