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Title Contributions to the history of Australasian ornithology / edited by William E. Davis Jr., Harry F Recher, Walter E. Boles and Jerome A. Jackson
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Nuttall Ornithological Club, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  598.2994 Dav/Ctt  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 481 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Memoirs of the Nuttall Ornithological Club ; no. 14
Memoirs of the Nuttall Ornithological Club ; no. 14
Contents 1. Man of great zeal and assiduity : the pioneering naturalist John Gilbert in Australia, 1838-1845 / Clemency Fisher -- 2. Ornithology at the Auckland Museum, New Zealand / B. J. Gill -- 3. History of ornithology at the Western Australian Museum / R.E. Johnstone -- 4. Role of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Organisation (CSIRO) in Australian ornithology / -- 5. Changing faces of systematics and biogeography in Australian ornithology: a young turk's view / Leo Joseph-- 6. Establishing a national reference collection of birds: the first forty years of the birds of the Australian National Wildlife Collection / Richard Schodde -- 7. History of threatened birds in Australia and its offshore islands / Stephen T. Garnett and Gabriel M. Crowley -- Index
Subject Nuttall Ornithological Club -- History.
Ornithology -- Societies, etc. -- History.
Ornithology -- Australia -- History.
Ornithology -- New Zealand -- History.
Birds -- Australia -- History.
Birds -- New Zealand -- History.
Author Davis, William E., Jr., 1936-
ISBN 1877973432