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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 18th May 2018, 07:19
Replies: 51
Views: 4,147
Posted By Melanie
Great bookshelf. Every library might be envious....

Great bookshelf. Every library might be envious. HWPB has high priority on my bird book list. But highest priority in general has HMW 8.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 17th May 2018, 07:29
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By Melanie
Melbourne A. Carriker, Jr.

When I read the ODs of neotropical birds I often find the information that Carriker was the collector of the type specimens (holotype). My question is is there a list of birds, that were discovered...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 17th May 2018, 07:04
Replies: 51
Views: 4,147
Posted By Melanie
In 1999, Svensson published the most popular bird...

In 1999, Svensson published the most popular bird guide in Europe (Collins Bird Guide). I am rather sure that his new book will have a similar success.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 17th May 2018, 05:59
Replies: 205
Views: 53,995
Posted By Melanie
Taxonomic Status of the Streaked Saltator,...

Taxonomic Status of the Streaked Saltator, Saltator striatipectus (Passeriformes: Thraupidae), from Puná Island, Ecuador
JUAN FREILE, ELISA BONACCORSO, XAVIER AMIGO, HÉCTOR CADENA-ORTIZ, RONALD...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 15th May 2018, 08:59
Replies: 51
Views: 4,147
Posted By Melanie
Judging from the sample pages I guess it might...

Judging from the sample pages I guess it might become the bird book of the year.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 14th May 2018, 15:55
Replies: 51
Views: 4,147
Posted By Melanie
According to Bloomsbury it seems that it is now...

According to Bloomsbury it seems that it is now postponed to September

https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/handbook-of-western-palearctic-birds-9780713645712/
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 11th May 2018, 15:49
Replies: 51
Views: 4,147
Posted By Melanie
Once again I am curious on the account of the...

Once again I am curious on the account of the Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch.
Forum: Bird Paleontology Tuesday 8th May 2018, 22:43
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Melanie
A new Dodo relative from New Zealand

A new pigeon species, the Zealandian Dove, which is related to the extinct dodo, has been identified at the Central Otago fossil site near St Bathans on the South Island of New Zealand by researchers...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 1st May 2018, 11:20
Replies: 82
Views: 45,019
Posted By Melanie
Vera, U., Martin, P., Alice, C., Luca, F.,...

Vera, U., Martin, P., Alice, C., Luca, F., Alexandre, R., Comprehensive molecular phylogeny of barn owls and relatives (Family: Tytonidae), and their six major Pleistocene radiations, ...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 1st May 2018, 10:51
Replies: 59
Views: 10,913
Posted By Melanie
Also W. H. Benson spelled him D. Arnott...

Also W. H. Benson spelled him D. Arnott (commemoration Nanina arnotti (today Microkerkis...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 30th April 2018, 17:27
Replies: 59
Views: 10,913
Posted By Melanie
A correction for David Arnot (commemoration...

A correction for David Arnot (commemoration Myrmecocichla arnotti). He was born 1821 (not in 1822) and he was general agent (and not attorney)

http://www.s2a3.org.za/bio/Biograph_final.php?serial=98
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 23rd April 2018, 08:38
Replies: 231
Views: 95,005
Posted By Melanie
Clarkona

Is the genus name Clarkona for the Mulga parrot still in use or it is just a syonym for Psephotellus.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 19th April 2018, 19:42
Replies: 24
Views: 5,629
Posted By Melanie
What is the sister species of the Sao Tome...

What is the sister species of the Sao Tome Shorttail within Motacilla?
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Friday 13th April 2018, 15:15
Replies: 19
Views: 2,070
Posted By Melanie
It currently runs in German television. Sad, that...

It currently runs in German television. Sad, that they have reedited the two films and that they are 15 min shorter than the original BBC films.
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Saturday 7th April 2018, 07:16
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By Melanie
Could it be a subspecies of Glaucidium...

Could it be a subspecies of Glaucidium brasilianum?
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 27th March 2018, 19:06
Replies: 136
Views: 31,024
Posted By Melanie
The publishing year might be interesting, which...

The publishing year might be interesting, which is of course not certainly known as with all future book projects by Shirihai.
Forum: Bird Paleontology Monday 26th March 2018, 19:04
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Melanie
Which not means that Malta would not have it own...

Which not means that Malta would not have it own owl.
Forum: Bird Paleontology Monday 26th March 2018, 16:10
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Melanie
There is also Tyto melitensis which Mlíkovský...

There is also Tyto melitensis which Mlíkovský regarded as synonym of Tyto alba.
Forum: Threatened Birds Of The world Sunday 25th March 2018, 12:34
Replies: 21
Views: 12,249
Posted By Melanie
The last survey by Lammertinck and Gallagher...

The last survey by Lammertinck and Gallagher remained unsuccessful as did all the other surveys between 1987 and now.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 22nd March 2018, 15:57
Replies: 11
Views: 4,363
Posted By Melanie
Thanks for the hint. There are obituaries for M....

Thanks for the hint. There are obituaries for M. P. Stuart Irwin, Michael P. Walters, and David John Pearson in this issue.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 22nd March 2018, 10:11
Replies: 11
Views: 4,363
Posted By Melanie
Is there already a release date for the Bulletin...

Is there already a release date for the Bulletin 138 (1) 2018?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 19th March 2018, 19:32
Replies: 2
Views: 1,196
Posted By Melanie
Here is the scientific description by CW Benson...

Here is the scientific description by CW Benson and MPS Irwin. 1965

Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 85: 5-9.

A new species of tinker-barbet from Northern Rhodesia

and Goodwin, D. 1965. Some remarks on the...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 13th March 2018, 16:43
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By Melanie
Seems that Kemp was still alive in 1930....

Seems that Kemp was still alive in 1930. Otherwise George L. Bates would have used the term late when he described the subspecies Estrilda astrild...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 13th March 2018, 16:27
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By Melanie
Robin (Robert) Kemp

Another case where there are absolutely no data from the middle of his life time. The NHM state that he was born in 1871 and that he was active until the 1920s (or maybe...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 9th March 2018, 12:33
Replies: 470
Views: 108,200
Posted By Melanie
I don't think that the proposed publishing date...

I don't think that the proposed publishing date in June will be uphold. By the way the book title has been changed into Insectivores, Sloths and Colugos.
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