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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Yesterday, 17:48
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Posted By Melanie
A new Lynx field guide: Birds and Mammals of the...

A new Lynx field guide:

Birds and Mammals of the Galapagos

https://www.lynxeds.com/product/birds-and-mammals-of-the-galapagos/
Forum: Bird Paleontology Saturday 19th September 2020, 09:05
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Melanie
A new fossil vulture (Cathartidae: Cathartes) from Cuba

William Suárez & Storrs L. Olson A new fossil vulture (Cathartidae: Cathartes) from Quaternary asphalt and cave deposits in Cuba

Bull. B.O.C. 2020 140(3) p 335-343

Cathartes emsliei sp....
Forum: Conservation Monday 14th September 2020, 05:56
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Melanie
The photo with the dead whales hurts. The...

The photo with the dead whales hurts. The Mauritius Wildlife Foundation has launched a donation page. Please support this call to keep this unique and precious ecosystem...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 13th September 2020, 08:41
Replies: 589
Views: 157,456
Posted By Melanie
I hope Lynx edicions will publish a new book on...

I hope Lynx edicions will publish a new book on bats. The number of known bat species is increasing so fast that the new descriptions will never met the deadline for including in a Handbook of the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 2nd September 2020, 13:48
Replies: 507
Views: 96,905
Posted By Melanie
The Largest Avian Radiation is postponed to...

The Largest Avian Radiation is postponed to October.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 31st August 2020, 19:43
Replies: 23
Views: 1,028
Posted By Melanie
Birds of the World has adopted the list of German...

Birds of the World has adopted the list of German bird names from the D-OG.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 31st August 2020, 12:09
Replies: 27
Views: 1,840
Posted By Melanie
Could it be that this rail was brought by humans...

Could it be that this rail was brought by humans to Tonga?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 26th August 2020, 12:31
Replies: 27
Views: 1,840
Posted By Melanie
It might be interesting to know whether there...

It might be interesting to know whether there were cases of mislabled specimens from the Baillon Collection. All known extinct rail species from Tonga were wiped out during the Lapita culture.
Forum: Bird Paleontology Sunday 23rd August 2020, 16:49
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Melanie
IOC and IUCN still using Mascarenotus as genus...

IOC and IUCN still using Mascarenotus as genus name. The synonymization with Otus was in 2018.

see: Antoine Louchart, Fabiola Bastian, Marilia Baptista, Perle Guarino‐Vignon, Julian P. Hume,...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 23rd August 2020, 11:25
Replies: 589
Views: 157,456
Posted By Melanie
Recently extinct birds are depicted otherwise...

Recently extinct birds are depicted otherwise they are only known from bones like the Bermuda Thowee.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 18th August 2020, 17:31
Replies: 589
Views: 157,456
Posted By Melanie
I have all volumes of the HMW and I'm pretty...

I have all volumes of the HMW and I'm pretty satisfied. In particular due to the fact that there are only few alternatives on the mammal book market (e.g. Mammals of South America or Kingdon's...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 17th August 2020, 14:16
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By Melanie
I have just ordered a copy, which I will probably...

I have just ordered a copy, which I will probably receive in October. Though Kennedy's book A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines from 2000 might be more comprehensive.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 17th August 2020, 08:39
Replies: 507
Views: 96,905
Posted By Melanie
I've just got my copy of this book. The...

I've just got my copy of this book. The differences between this edition and the revised edition from 2011 are not large. Unfortunately Michael J. Tyler passed away this...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 14th August 2020, 21:55
Replies: 87
Views: 26,515
Posted By Melanie
Fred was so kind and sent me this paper after...

Fred was so kind and sent me this paper after he've got it from William Suarez.

What I've learned from this paper is that Tyto cavatica is either invalid or a subspecies of Tyto glaucops and that...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 14th August 2020, 09:51
Replies: 87
Views: 26,515
Posted By Melanie
Might be interesting to know whether Tyto maniola...

Might be interesting to know whether Tyto maniola occurred until the Late Quarternary (Pleistocene/Holocene border?). So if someone has access to this paper, it would be great to send me a copy.
Forum: Bird Paleontology Friday 14th August 2020, 08:31
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Melanie
Systematics and distribution of the living and fossil small barn owls of the West Ind

Systematics and distribution of the living and fossil small barn owls of the West Indies (Aves: Strigiformes: Tytonidae)
WILLIAM SUÁREZ, STORRS L. OLSON

Abstract

After reviewing the systematics and...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 8th August 2020, 21:31
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Melanie
Mauritius Oil Spill Desaster

This case shows that not even the last paradises are save

Mauritius declares environmental emergency after oil...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 26th July 2020, 18:52
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Melanie
Thanks for the hint. So we can assume that he...

Thanks for the hint. So we can assume that he might have been born in the 1950s.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 24th July 2020, 18:58
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Melanie
Thanks for the hint. I have forgotten that there...

Thanks for the hint. I have forgotten that there was already a subspecies named after Graves. Unfortunately I don't have access to Graves's Ph.D. thesis.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 24th July 2020, 16:11
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Melanie
Gary Russell Graves

Grallaria gravesi is the first bird taxon dedicated to Gary R. Graves, known for his descriptions of several neotropical bird species (e.g. Heliangelus zusii). Would be to great to know his birth...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 8th July 2020, 07:29
Replies: 507
Views: 96,905
Posted By Melanie
Just published and just ordered Palace of Palms...

Just published and just ordered

Palace of Palms by Kate Teltscher

a new book on the Kew Botanical Gardens and the world famous palm house
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 29th June 2020, 17:48
Replies: 59
Views: 17,661
Posted By Melanie
Ask Argentavis. He shared it in another forum....

Ask Argentavis. He shared it in another forum. BTW it is not linked to Zoobank so it is probable not ICZN conform.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 29th June 2020, 17:19
Replies: 59
Views: 17,661
Posted By Melanie
There was a link at vk.com but it is no more...

There was a link at vk.com but it is no more available.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 29th June 2020, 16:20
Replies: 59
Views: 17,661
Posted By Melanie
Zhigir D.R., Red’kin Ya.A. (2020). Subspecies of...

Zhigir D.R., Red’kin Ya.A. (2020). Subspecies of the Oriental Carrion Crow Corvus (corone) orientalis Eversmann, 1841. Russian Journal of Ornithology 29(1955): 3451-3468

We studied 306 Eastern...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 27th June 2020, 11:24
Replies: 23
Views: 1,028
Posted By Melanie
Orangekehlbrillenvogel was used by the HBW (book...

Orangekehlbrillenvogel was used by the HBW (book edition). Burupieper was used by HBW Alive (online) from 2019. There is an interesting foreword where they explain why there was a need for a new...
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