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Forum: Bird Name Etymology Yesterday, 10:53
Replies: 4
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Posted By Calalp
To me it looks like we/someone ought to find an...

To me it looks like we/someone ought to find an official Birth record, of "Heinrich" (Hinrich/Hendrik?) Boie. from Meldorff (or Meldorf), Dittmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany ... from 1794 or...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 14th December 2018, 08:38
Replies: 75
Views: 31,714
Posted By Calalp
No digitized version (that I know of) ... more...

No digitized version (that I know of) ... more than this (https://books.google.se/books?hl=sv&id=t1nnAAAAMAAJ&dq=%22Anthus+hodgsoni%22+1907+Carnegie&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=%22Anthus+hodgsoni%22+)...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 12th December 2018, 18:12
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Calalp
Also note what's written in Nature : a Weekly...

Also note what's written in Nature : a Weekly Journal of Science. Vol. 130 (December, 1932):From here (https://www.nature.com/articles/130877c0) (Note; this "Abstract" is equal of the full text, on...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 11th December 2018, 22:50
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Calalp
Welcome to BirdForum, Mo! As a tiny welcome gift...

Welcome to BirdForum, Mo!

As a tiny welcome gift (even if we're suddenly dealing with Non-birds ;)) I can also support you with a link to:

• Teilhard de Chardin, P. & C.C. Young. 1931. Fossil...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 10th December 2018, 05:06
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Calalp
Some less ...

Just to save anyone the trouble (looking/searching for them) ...

I have forwarded links to Mo Hassan, of the following missing references:
• Cabrera, A. (1939)
• Wettstein, O. (1927)
• Baudelot, S....
Forum: Bird Paleontology Saturday 8th December 2018, 22:23
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Calalp
Ducula tihonireasini

Some additional info regarding the commemorated Mr Tihoni Reasin (c.1945–2017) ...



Björn
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Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 29th November 2018, 16:41
Replies: 38
Views: 1,143
Posted By Calalp
Quick return ... Well found, Martin, even if I...

Quick return ...

Well found, Martin, even if I wouldn´t be surprised if that "B.", in "Caroline Amanda B Focken", simply means "Born" ...

However; don´t forget the daughter/bird; in the...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 29th November 2018, 10:36
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Calalp
Following the clues given in the Obituary of Mr...

Following the clues given in the Obituary of Mr Edward Charles Stuart Baker (the one in The Ibis, first link, post #1):

Also see Kinnear's ditto in Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London (here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 28th November 2018, 09:24
Replies: 38
Views: 1,143
Posted By Calalp
But watch out! ;) There´s at least 3 ladies by...

But watch out! ;)

There´s at least 3 ladies by the name (Mrs, Miss & Miss) Focken, listed in The Chronicle & Directory for China, Corea, Japan, the Philippines, Cochin-China, Annam, Tonquin, Siam,...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 28th November 2018, 08:26
Replies: 38
Views: 1,143
Posted By Calalp
Thanks Martin, for the confirmation of my...

Thanks Martin, for the confirmation of my attemted conclusions. :t:

Even if no full access found on internet; The genealogical guide (to notable families and their histories throughout the British...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 27th November 2018, 21:08
Replies: 38
Views: 1,143
Posted By Calalp
Martin, I find this thread a bit hard to follow,...

Martin, I find this thread a bit hard to follow, twist and turns, various birds, starting with no species, then a Swan, suddenly a Warbler, then a White-eye, and a Shortwing (you don't make it easy...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 27th November 2018, 09:22
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Calalp
Martin, no idea on the true name of his wife,...

Martin, no idea on the true name of his wife, "Ethel" is what I found scrolling the net, but note that Who's Who (1936) writes her Maiden name as Roffey not Rofley (as in your latter quote) ... which...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 26th November 2018, 10:53
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Calalp
Martin, I´ve only had a quick, brief look, years...

Martin, I´ve only had a quick, brief look, years ago, at Edward Charles Stuart Baker (1864–1944), as he is/was commemorated in the (now dated) Swedish name "Bakers yuhina" for Yuhina bakeri...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 25th November 2018, 08:36
Replies: 38
Views: 1,143
Posted By Calalp
John David Digues La Touche

He´s also mentioned on p.116 in Liu Chin Tai's Paper on Shanghai's Zikawei Museum (1868-1952): Jesuit Contributions to the Study of Natural History in China (here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 24th November 2018, 09:32
Replies: 38
Views: 1,143
Posted By Calalp
Whithout digging further into the La Touche...

Whithout digging further into the La Touche Family*, here´s a guick return to the identity of the Swan "Cygnus musicus latouchei ou [or] Cygnus latouchei" ["C. musicus" is today's C. cygnys]...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 23rd November 2018, 09:08
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Calalp
Not an expert on Waterhens (or mysterious rails),...

Not an expert on Waterhens (or mysterious rails), but also compare Pieter Cornelius de Bevere's depicted bird (attached, from post #1) with the following photos; here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 22nd November 2018, 00:04
Replies: 38
Views: 1,143
Posted By Calalp
Sorry, James, Christmas is still a month, a...

Sorry, James, Christmas is still a month, a looooong month away, but I might put you at ease, simply to avoid an impending nervous breakdown (if not too late?), with the info that it looks like Bangs...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 18th November 2018, 20:50
Replies: 38
Views: 1,143
Posted By Calalp
A Handbook of the Birds of Eastern China, vol. 1,...

A Handbook of the Birds of Eastern China, vol. 1, here (https://blsea.nus.edu.sg/en/persistent/3feb16af-8caa-40b4-a1c5-936dc7a3db50), by "J. D. D. La Touche", review here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 18th November 2018, 16:51
Replies: 38
Views: 1,143
Posted By Calalp
The Obituaries do say: John David Digues La...

The Obituaries do say: John David Digues La Touche, this is also how Wiki (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_David_Digues_La_Touche) prefer to spell it ... typo, James?

In my MS I have him simply...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 16th November 2018, 08:18
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Calalp
Of course you can, anyone can suggest whatever...

Of course you can, anyone can suggest whatever name they feel like, for their "own checklist". It´s a free world! ;)

In any case, I would spell the Common/Vernacular name "Grimpar de Santa-Brígida"...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 11th November 2018, 08:27
Replies: 20
Views: 3,779
Posted By Calalp
A more recent publication ... Roost of Gray...

A more recent publication ...

Roost of Gray Flying Foxes (Pteropus griseus) in Indonesia and Records of a New Hunting Threat. (September, 2018), Diversity 10 (3), 102; doi:10.3390/d10030102...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 10th November 2018, 22:27
Replies: 54
Views: 18,277
Posted By Calalp
A threefold hybrid; golden-blue-winged chestnut-sided warbler!

David P. L. Toews, Henry M. Streby, Lowell Burket & Scott A. Taylor. 2018. A wood-warbler produced through both interspecific and intergeneric hybridization. Biology Letters 14 (11): Abstract...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 9th November 2018, 11:14
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By Calalp
Laurent, doesn´t the Death Record in #3 end with ...

Laurent, doesn´t the Death Record in #3 end with something ..."Chevalier de la Legion d'honneur", indicating (if so) that he was all French (as Foreigners are excluded from the Legion), and that...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 9th November 2018, 10:21
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By Calalp
According to some geni-sites there's a certain...

According to some geni-sites there's a certain Gustave Adolphe Baer who married a Marie Thérèse (née Simon) ... Could she possibly be related to Eugène Simon (1848-1924), who described the Coppery...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 8th November 2018, 08:25
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By Calalp
boie, boiei & boji

Wasn't Heinrich the younger one, of the two Boie Brothers ...?
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