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Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum

British Museum (Natural History). Department of Zoology. [Birds]

Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum

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Published in London .
Written in English


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Pagination27
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25522146M

After two years, inhe joined the company of the bookseller Bernard Quaritch and had an opportunity to examine ornithological books and began to work in earnest on his monograph, purchasing specimens of kingfishers from a meagre income. Description[ edit ] This is a minute, shrike -like falconwith a squarish tail that is frequently spread. BookSleuth Can't remember the title or the author of a book? This is a tale of forgiveness: of ourselves, of those we love best.

Incubation and fledging periods are unknown. Rickett, F. The adult male is glossy black above, with a white forehead streak that arcs around black cheeks. There are three white bars underneath on the otherwise plain black tail.

The overall range extends more than 1. At the heart of the novel is the relationship between siblings Nell and Billy Flynn. One daughter, Emily Maryworked in the entomology department of the Natural History Museum between and When Eugene Oates was working on the Fauna of British Indiahe found the notes lying on a table and filled up a stray statement on the call of a white wagtail ssp. He wrote thirteen and a half of the 27 volumes of the Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum —


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Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum book

Its memorable characters will haunt you long after you put it down. Its thighs and flanks are black, as is its cere and legs. He returned to London at the age of sixteen and worked as a clerk with W. The overall range extends more than 1. BookSleuth Can't remember the title or the author of a book?

Richard Meinertzhagen and his brother were introduced to the bird collections by him. In flight the male has white wings underneath with black barring on the primaries and secondary flight feathers, and light streaking on the underwing coverts. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.

The adult female is similar to the adult male, except the tail is longer. Rickett, F. His father was a publisher on Skinner Street and was best known for being the publisher of Sharpe's London Magazine, an illustrated periodical weekly but monthly from No material is added in the cavity aside from insect remains.

Much of the prey is taken during quick flights from a perch.

Catalogue of the Striges, or Nocturnal Birds of Prey, in the Collection of the British Museum

The book was produced in parts with illustrations. After two years, inhe joined the company of the bookseller Bernard Quaritch and had an opportunity to examine ornithological books and began to work in earnest on his monograph, purchasing specimens of kingfishers from a meagre income.

In the museum had 35, bird specimens; the collection had grown to half a million specimens by the time of his death.

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A Catalog of Birds is an absolute marvel of a novel. In any case, the population seems to be in the upper tens of thousands, and appears to be tolerant of habitat disturbance.

The nest hole may be used as a roost by adults year-round. The typical clutch size is between eggs. Condition: New. One daughter, Emily Maryworked in the entomology department of the Natural History Museum between and He then moved to Loughborough Grammar School.

It mostly lives below 1,m elevation.

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