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Contributions to the History of Australasian Ornithology, Volume 2

Series: Memoirs of the Nuttall Ornithological Club Volume: 18

By: William E Davis Jr (Editor), Harry F Recher (Editor), Walter E Boles (Editor)

532 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables

Nuttall Ornithological Club

Hardback | Jan 2012 | #207049 | ISBN-13: 9781877973499
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This memoir deals with the people and institutions which changed the face of modern ornithology in Australia, New Zealand, and the surrounding region.


Chapter 1. Conservation Through Knowledge: A Short History of the First National Ornithologists' Society in Australia   1
Chapter 2. Depletion of the Avifauna of the North Island of New Zealand: An 1840s Perspective   51
Chapter 3. Growth and Life Stages of Ornithology in Museum Victoria   89
Chapter 4. 180 years of Stuff Birds: Ornithology at the Australian Museum   141
Chapter 5. A History of Ornithology at Canterbury Museum   267
Chapter 6. Alexander, William Sharp, and William John Macleay: Their Ornithology and Museum   327
Chapter 7. A History of Environmental Ornithology at the Australian Museum   395
Chapter 8. History of Australian Ornithology in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean   427

Index   499

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