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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 8th November 2019, 08:44
Replies: 546
Views: 142,503
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: 312
Views: 72,509
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: 3,255
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: 546
Views: 142,503
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
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Views: 126
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: 616
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: 209
Views: 58,537
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: 546
Views: 142,503
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: 546
Views: 142,503
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: 312
Views: 72,509
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: 546
Views: 142,503
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: 546
Views: 142,503
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: 546
Views: 142,503
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...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 17th October 2019, 09:14
Replies: 24
Views: 5,693
Posted By Melanie
It has been officially described now. A...

It has been officially described now.

A distinctive new species of flowerpecker (Passeriformes: Dicaeidae) from Borneo
JACOB R. SAUCIER, CHRISTOPHER M. MILENSKY, MARCOS A. CARABALLO-ORTIZ, ROSLINA...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 14th October 2019, 20:19
Replies: 172
Views: 10,955
Posted By Melanie
BNA is still one of the most comprehensive works...

BNA is still one of the most comprehensive works in Bird literature. So this book is very recommendable even for non-birders. In particular I like the entries on the Hawaiian birds.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 13th October 2019, 19:34
Replies: 172
Views: 10,955
Posted By Melanie
You must have both an account at HBW Alive and...

You must have both an account at HBW Alive and BNA. After that you can merge these two accounts and this will lead to a complimentary access to BNA (if you are logged in at BNA, what you have to do...
Forum: Bird Paleontology Sunday 13th October 2019, 14:58
Replies: 8
Views: 2,123
Posted By Melanie
Internet Archive has a pdf copy of this book...

Internet Archive has a pdf copy of this book

https://archive.org/details/The_Rise_of_Birds_225_Million_Years_of_Evolution_by_Sankar_Chatterjee/page/n3
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 11th October 2019, 17:34
Replies: 172
Views: 10,955
Posted By Melanie
HBW Alive subscribers have currently a free...

HBW Alive subscribers have currently a free complimentary subscription to Birds of North America.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 10th October 2019, 21:25
Replies: 172
Views: 10,955
Posted By Melanie
There is a new e-mail from HBW Alive on the new...

There is a new e-mail from HBW Alive on the new steps:

The Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW Alive) will find a new and permanent home as part of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Birds of the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 10th October 2019, 12:00
Replies: 312
Views: 72,509
Posted By Melanie
Today I've got my copy of this book. The...

Today I've got my copy of this book. The photographic work is extraordinary good especially the sunset photo. Plantema has photographed all albatross species except for the Amsterdam Albatross. For...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 7th October 2019, 15:57
Replies: 29
Views: 2,441
Posted By Melanie
NHBS has established a branch in Bonn, Germany...

NHBS has established a branch in Bonn, Germany (with the bank account in Berlin).

Dear Customer,

Whilst there is still much uncertainty regarding Brexit we at NHBS are certain of one thing - we...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 7th October 2019, 09:21
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By Melanie
Birds in the Hand Birds in the Bush

Is there a possibility to get the documentary Birds in the Hand Birds in the Bush (Frame House Gallery, 1970), starring Don Eckelberry, on DVD?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 6th October 2019, 17:52
Replies: 79
Views: 25,037
Posted By Melanie
Previously mentioned and illustrated as...

Previously mentioned and illustrated as undescribed species in Birds of Indonesian Archipelago, 2016. Great to see that another unknown bird from the Sundas has finally a name.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 3rd October 2019, 10:35
Replies: 546
Views: 142,503
Posted By Melanie
There are around two weeks until the publishing...

There are around two weeks until the publishing of HMW 9. I am curious how long we have to wait until a special volume. I am also curious who will get his/her copy first. I hope my copy will arive...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 29th September 2019, 16:22
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By Melanie
I've this book since Friday and it is really...

I've this book since Friday and it is really amazing. But I wonder that she include Leonardo da Vinci but not Conrad Gesner.
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