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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 2nd December 2019, 10:14
Replies: 332
Views: 74,537
Posted By Melanie
The Action Plan for Australian Lizards and Snakes...

The Action Plan for Australian Lizards and Snakes 2017

a rather expensive book with an assessment of the conservation status of all Australian reptiles. Will be published soon at...
Forum: Bird Paleontology Sunday 1st December 2019, 21:30
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By Melanie
I already have this paper.

I already have this paper.
Forum: Bird Paleontology Sunday 1st December 2019, 09:37
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By Melanie
Asiatic Ostrich

Behera, Pradeep K. and Badam, G. L. (2019). Further Light on the Ostrich in Indian Rock Art: Evidence from Hitasara, Odisha...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Friday 29th November 2019, 10:19
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By Melanie
These were my thoughts too yesterday. Mrs...

These were my thoughts too yesterday. Mrs Crockford seems to be convinced that polar bears are not threatened by climate change.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 28th November 2019, 09:44
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By Melanie
Your favourite books of 2019

This year I've bought 29 books, many of them on bird or animal art. Eleven out of them are novelties:

1) Flock Together: A Love Affair with Extinct Birds by B. J. Hollars (from 2016). Interesting...
Forum: Bird Paleontology Saturday 23rd November 2019, 14:25
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Melanie
The new SAPE newsletter is now online available...

The new SAPE newsletter is now online available for all

http://www.sapesociety.org/?page_id=103
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 22nd November 2019, 14:16
Replies: 41
Views: 2,172
Posted By Melanie
Anas diazi seems to be a never ending story.

Anas diazi seems to be a never ending story.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 20th November 2019, 07:38
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By Melanie
The German version will run from November 24 at...

The German version will run from November 24 at the television broadcaster ZDF (7:30 pm). But I fear that it will be somewhat shortened similar to Planet Earth II in the past year. And next year...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 19th November 2019, 02:47
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By Melanie
Ducula shutleri

Richard Shutler, Jr. (1921-2007) was an emminent archaeologist in the Pacific Ocean.

Richard Shutler Jr was an early pioneer
in Oceanic archaeology, and in 1952 excavated, with
Edward Winslow...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 18th November 2019, 20:56
Replies: 550
Views: 144,035
Posted By Melanie
There is one extraordinary photo of Mystacina...

There is one extraordinary photo of Mystacina robusta which is new to me. I've always thought Don Merton made the only photos in 1964 but now there is one previously unknown by Brian D. Bell. (see...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 18th November 2019, 09:59
Replies: 550
Views: 144,035
Posted By Melanie
I've got my copy today. There are two download...

I've got my copy today. There are two download links:

www.lynxeds.info/sites/default/files/pdfs/Lynx%20Edicions_Families%20HMW9.pdf (an overview of the families and...
Forum: Bird Paleontology Sunday 17th November 2019, 11:47
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Melanie
I'm curious if Vanesa De Petrie will publish her...

I'm curious if Vanesa De Petrie will publish her OD on the Henderson sandpiper next year. And I'm also curious If Hanneke Meijer has enough material to describe the new extinct Turnix from Timor...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 8th November 2019, 08:44
Replies: 550
Views: 144,035
Posted By Melanie
I fear that the Handbook series will remain as...

I fear that the Handbook series will remain as stand alone product for Birds and Mammals. At the moment there will be not even a HMW alive online platform (based on a recent reply at Facebook). But I...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 6th November 2019, 21:08
Replies: 332
Views: 74,537
Posted By Melanie
Steven Hilty who already published a famous book...

Steven Hilty who already published a famous book on the Birds of Colombia in 1986 will publish the new Lynx field guide on the Birds of Colombia in summer 2020. I think it will be a great...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 5th November 2019, 17:05
Replies: 53
Views: 3,543
Posted By Melanie
The next Lynx field guide might be on the Birds...

The next Lynx field guide might be on the Birds of Colombia

https://www.facebook.com/lynxeds/posts/10157394666270638?__xts__
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 5th November 2019, 16:58
Replies: 550
Views: 144,035
Posted By Melanie
Here is a first review on HMW...

Here is a first review on HMW...
Forum: Bird Paleontology Thursday 31st October 2019, 21:42
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By Melanie
Kangaroo Island Emu

Alice Cibois, Laurent Vallotton, Per G. P. Ericson, Mozes P. K. Blom, Martin Irestedt

Revue suisse de Zoologie (September 2019) 126(2): 209-217

Genetic and radiographic insights into the only known...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 31st October 2019, 09:30
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By Melanie
A posthumous paper by Anita Gamauf Origins,...

A posthumous paper by Anita Gamauf

Origins, identification and type status of two early specimens of Society Kingfisher Todiramphus veneratus (J. F. Gmelin, 1788) (Aves: Coraciiformes,...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 30th October 2019, 00:04
Replies: 210
Views: 59,254
Posted By Melanie
The generic nomenclature of the Trochilini: a...

The generic nomenclature of the Trochilini: a correction
F. GARY STILES, J. V. JR. REMSEN

Abstract

Because the generic name Elliotia proposed by us (Stiles et al. 2017a) was found to be...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 26th October 2019, 15:24
Replies: 550
Views: 144,035
Posted By Melanie
Thanks for the information. Interesting that the...

Thanks for the information. Interesting that the likewise extinct New Zealand greater short-tailed bat has a species account (as you can see in the sample pages) but the Chrismas Island Pipistrelle...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 25th October 2019, 20:31
Replies: 550
Views: 144,035
Posted By Melanie
Congratulations, you are the first. How many...

Congratulations, you are the first. How many photographes are include in this book? And what about the Christmas Island pipistrelle? Does it have an entry?
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 18th October 2019, 12:29
Replies: 332
Views: 74,537
Posted By Melanie
Interesting, Amazon.de still states 9th January...

Interesting, Amazon.de still states 9th January 2020. And NHBS also states January 2020.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 17th October 2019, 14:31
Replies: 550
Views: 144,035
Posted By Melanie
Thanks to the PDF I did some mathematics today....

Thanks to the PDF I did some mathematics today. There are 6,235 mammal species in the complete HMW series (vs. 5,416 in MSW3 (2005))
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 17th October 2019, 12:27
Replies: 550
Views: 144,035
Posted By Melanie
Lynx edicions has published a free PDF list that...

Lynx edicions has published a free PDF list that include all generic names from all nine volumes:

The code is HMWSET and don't forget your email address and your name before you download this...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 17th October 2019, 09:53
Replies: 550
Views: 144,035
Posted By Melanie
Great to hear. There were three new descriptions...

Great to hear. There were three new descriptions of bats in October 2019 that are not included in HMW 9 (Parahypsugo happoldorum, Rhogeessa permutandis and Myotis bakeri). The book has 1008 pages...
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