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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 18:57
Replies: 63
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Posted By mb1848
Bird science by voting of the masses online....

Bird science by voting of the masses online.
https://www.change.org/p/justin-trudeau-let-s-have-the-gray-jay-returned-to-its-original-name-the-canada-jay .
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Yesterday, 07:45
Replies: 158
Views: 7,372
Posted By mb1848
Captain Cook’s journal: 1st February 1769 Off...

Captain Cook’s journal:
1st February 1769
Off Cape Horn
First part, fresh Gales; latter, light Airs and Cloudy; P.M. found the Variation by several Azimuth to be 24 degrees 53 minutes East. At Noon...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 18th May 2018, 00:13
Replies: 158
Views: 7,372
Posted By mb1848
Salvin thought that brevirostris was the specific...

Salvin thought that brevirostris was the specific name. Having looked at Lesson's types. ...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 14th May 2018, 14:18
Replies: 84
Views: 8,229
Posted By mb1848
Storm...

Storm wigeon?
http://www.azfo.net/gallery/EUWI_CCPonds_Rasmussen_20081116.html .
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 13th May 2018, 04:07
Replies: 84
Views: 8,229
Posted By mb1848
"no clue about the origin of the bird..." In 1854...

"no clue about the origin of the bird..." In 1854 Richard Khevenhuller wrote an article Strix aluco aus Slavonien. So maybe there? He liked caves like Adelsberg.
Unrelated except about...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 11th May 2018, 03:29
Replies: 84
Views: 8,229
Posted By mb1848
In an article about Brehm's collection in ...

In an article about Brehm's collection in Novitates Zoologicae: A Journal of Zoology in Connection with the ..., Volume 8., is mentioned Khevenhüller’s Rabe from J. W. Müller’s Handschrift. ...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 10th May 2018, 17:01
Replies: 84
Views: 8,229
Posted By mb1848
In a Catalogue of Stutgart Museum is mentioned...

In a Catalogue of Stutgart Museum is mentioned Corvus klevenhülleri by von Müller. In 1855 in the JfO von Müller mentions Corvus in North Africa without mentioning this species. Might be in part III...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 10th May 2018, 03:11
Replies: 158
Views: 7,372
Posted By mb1848
"In von Müller 1854 the specific name for...

"In von Müller 1854 the specific name for Carpospiza is longipennis. Bonaparte uses the name Carpospiza brevipennis." Here is a catalogue of the Stuttgart Museum's bird skins with an intro by von...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 10th May 2018, 00:17
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By mb1848
A related...

A related thread:
https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=332119 .
A google image search of tucinka comes up with a lot of dogs and cats pictures.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 8th May 2018, 20:10
Replies: 174
Views: 29,976
Posted By mb1848
Looking at this publication I think Mulsant is...

Looking at this publication I think Mulsant is using Catalogue like a check-list not like a sale catalog. There is no information like he had two males one female of a species which is often in a...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 7th May 2018, 18:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,334
Posted By mb1848
The Cuban Museum give the illustrator as ...

The Cuban Museum give the illustrator as Laureano Fernández.
http://cubamuseo.net/categoria-es-140 .
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 6th May 2018, 18:09
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By mb1848
"Are these conferences filmed?" It is 2018 they...

"Are these conferences filmed?"
It is 2018 they should. There are over 250 oral presentations. In 2019 I wish family friend colleagues could record the oral presentations and put them on Youtube....
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 6th May 2018, 18:05
Replies: 158
Views: 7,372
Posted By mb1848
Thanks Laurent. In another thread Mr. Jobling...

Thanks Laurent. In another thread Mr. Jobling says, Annamornus (but not yet convinced about this spelling) Davis, 1978, Pan American Studies, 1...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 6th May 2018, 03:57
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By mb1848
Looking at the AOS website about the April...

Looking at the AOS website about the April meeting I was saddened to read about the death of James D. Rising.
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestar/obituary.aspx?n=james-david-rising&pid=188478571...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 5th May 2018, 22:42
Replies: 158
Views: 7,372
Posted By mb1848
"Diagnosis not yet verified" ● Allasma (L. Davis...

"Diagnosis not yet verified"
● Allasma (L. Davis 1962 (Texas Journ. Sci. 14) or 1978 (Pan Amer. Studies 1))
● Annamornus (L. Davis 1962 (Texas Journ. Sci. 14) or 1978 (Pan American Studies, 1)).
●...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 5th May 2018, 22:10
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By mb1848
Thanks Andy, the position at the end of the list...

Thanks Andy, the position at the end of the list concurs with Cadena's comment on the SACC deal:"The vocal data carefully analyzed by Krabbe leave no doubt that this is a distinct species, and...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 5th May 2018, 15:39
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By mb1848
● ex “Barbary Water-hen” of Shaw 1738, and...

● ex “Barbary Water-hen” of Shaw 1738, and “Barbary Rail” of Latham 1785 (unident.).
Gmelin 1788 has Rallus barbaricus,...Barbary Water- hen. Shaw... Barbary Rail. Lath.,... Habitat in Barbaria ,...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 5th May 2018, 12:59
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By mb1848
The 2016 paper says"a well-supported South...

The 2016 paper says"a well-supported South American clade with M. roboratus, M. watsonii, and M. atricapilla (Fig. 1), and an undescribed Megascops species from a population from the Santa Marta...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 4th May 2018, 15:16
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By mb1848
With regard to Dr. Shaw’s proposed identification...

With regard to Dr. Shaw’s proposed identification of Shachaph with his Zaf Zaf or Rhaad it may be observed that hard-billed species feeding on grain like all gallinacean are also very prone to devour...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 4th May 2018, 05:05
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By mb1848
I thought maybe Shaw was describing two different...

I thought maybe Shaw was describing two different species. But some bustards are dimorphic. Ernst Hartert thought like me.:
Gmelin and Latham based their rhaad entirely on the Rhaad of Shaw, Trav....
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 19:45
Replies: 158
Views: 7,372
Posted By mb1848
Björn wrote "How true the quote is, to the OD...

Björn wrote "How true the quote is, to the OD itself, is unknown to me." One data point internal to the Robinson Book that it is a repeat of the dignosis of McClelland's paper is the genus is...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 16:37
Replies: 28
Views: 1,352
Posted By mb1848
Types of Japanese Birds says "Sitta europaea...

Types of Japanese Birds says "Sitta europaea bergmani Momiyama, 1931, Kaidori, 2 (8), pp. 4 (nomen nudum and misspelled bergmanui)"
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 30th April 2018, 01:03
Replies: 158
Views: 7,372
Posted By mb1848
Eurilenus de Riocour 1829: p.19. The generic name...

Eurilenus de Riocour 1829: p.19.
The generic name Eurilenus is also proposed, based on Eurilenus nasicus. The
latter appears to be the same as Erolla nasica \ = Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchus
(Gmelin)...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 29th April 2018, 23:28
Replies: 158
Views: 7,372
Posted By mb1848
(Königlich) Preußischer Staats-Anzeiger...

(Königlich) Preußischer Staats-Anzeiger
["Königlich" was apparently added to the Preußischer Staats-Anzeiger in 1851]
● Dissoura Cabanis 1850: Beilage i, col. 1484 p.1484 .
In a reprint from...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 29th April 2018, 21:10
Replies: 158
Views: 7,372
Posted By mb1848
Quarterly Journal of the Calcutta Medical and...

Quarterly Journal of the Calcutta Medical and Physical Society
● Bathyrynchus McClelland 1837: I (IV), p.531
I believe the diagnosis is repeated in a 1841 book A descriptive Account of Asam 1841....
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