Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names

by Jobling, James A.
Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names
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Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names

by Jobling, James A.

Format: Hardcover

Code: 14326

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Many scientific bird names describe a bird's habits, habitat or distribution, or a plumage feature, while others are named after their discoverers or prominent ornithologists. This reference lists the origin and meaning of the scientific names of birds, listing generic, specific, and subspecific names of every form of bird in the world - some 20,000 entries in total. Second edition of a title first publsihed by Oxford University Press, Reprinted with corrections 2011.

ISBN: 9781408125014

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Year of Publication: 2010

Page Count: 432

Weight: 1.8 lb