Rukia also shows some resemblance to the genus Apoia, especially to A. pinaiae of Ceram.
The species I have described is found in the neighbourhood of the island of Ceram.
Another large and extraordinary bird is the Cassowary, which inhabits the island of Ceram only.
Ceram is its chief seat, and there large forests of it are found.
The only ally to this bird is found in Ceram, and has the feathers of the crest elongated upwards into quite a different form.
The descriptions of these latter often agree exactly with the characters of the brown indigenes of Gilolo and Ceram.
The Goram language is spoken also at the east end of Ceram, and in the adjacent islands.
The island of Amboina, near Ceram, is about forty leagues in circuit, and gives its name also to some other small adjacent isles.
Passing to the island of Ceram, we find allied species of both genera.
After passing the island of Ceram about eight at night, a large vessel was seen on the weather side.