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  • PRIORITY! THE DATING OF SCIENTIFIC NAMES IN ORNITHOLOGY *
    EDWARD C. DICKINSON, LESLIE K. OVERSTREET, ROBERT J. DOWSETT, MURRAY D. BRUCE
    Awarded the 2015 John Thackray medal.This medal is awarded for a significant achievement in the preceding three years in the history of those areas of interest to the Society for the History of Natural History, that is the biological and earth sciences in the broadest sense. This is the first book to explain the importance of priority in relation to names in ornithology and in ...
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    95,00 €

  • HELM DICTIONARY OF SCIENTIFIC BIRD NAMES *
    JAMES JOBLING
    Many scientific bird names describe a bird’s habits, habitat, distribution or a plumage feature, while others are named after their discoverers or in honour of prominent ornithologists. This extraordinary work of reference lists the generic and specific name for almost every species of bird in the world and gives its meaning and derivation. In the case of eponyms brief biogra...
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    89,50 €

  • LAPWINGS, LOONS AND LOUSY JACKS: *
    RAY REEDMAN
    The Lapwing once had many regional names; the Loon has a British-American identity crisis and the respectable-sounding Apostlebird is often called a Lousy Jack. Why do bird names, both common and scientific, change over time and why do they vary so much between different parts of the English-speaking world? Wandering through the scientific and cultural history of ornithology ta...
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    42,00 €