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The ornithologists" guide

The ornithologists" guide

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Published by British Ornithologists" Union in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by H.P.W. Hutson.
ContributionsHutson, Henry Porter Wolseley.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17253556M

guide, as it is a hardcover book measuring 7 × inches and inches thick, which makes it more of a reference book than a field guide. The relatively large size is critical for displaying the color plates, but as a result there are areas of negative space throughout the species accounts where more photos or text could have been added. Ornithology has a long and glorious past, but to judge from the history books you might think that only men studied birds. This, of course, is far from the full story – there are many female ornithologists who deserve to be much better known. One early pioneer was Eleanor of Arborea (

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