Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names

James A. Jobling

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2009. 1st. Hardcover. 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 work of reference lists the generic and specific name for various species of bird in the world and gives its meaning and derivation. Num Pages: 432 pages, No illustrations. BIC Classification: GBC; PSVW6. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 245 x 165 x 37. Weight in Grams: 810. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: 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 biographical details are provided for each of the personalities commemorated in the scientific names. This fascinating book is an outstanding source of information which will both educate and inform, and may even help to understand birds better.

About the Author: James Jobling is a former civil servant with a lifelong interest in birds and their names.

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Title: Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names
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