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    Accipiter superciliosus fontainieri Bonaparte, 1853

    According to this he died May 27 1857 But was buried? in Saint-Flour, Cantal, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
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    Chætura dominicana colardeaui Lawrence, 1891

    Family histories seem to have been confused father and sons. A St. Felix Colardeau was still teaching in Connecticut as late as 1916. But this must be a son as our guy definitely died in 1898. Got to the bottom of the confusion: The school list for the Episcopal Academy of Connecticut...
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    Asio chauvini Lamberton, 1927

    Charles Herschell Chauvin Birth 14 Aug 1875 Grand Port, Mauritius Death 7 Sep 1959 Antananarivo, Madagascar Father Charles Albert Chauvin (Born 1838) Mother Emilie Marie Louisa Dupré (1846-1927) Spouse Camille Dora Thérèse Brunox (1877-1909) Ridiculous calling him English - he was...
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    Anhinga rufa chantrei (Oustalet, 1882)

    ADMR - ECULLY Décès 1924 Collection départementale - 4E13911 - page 13/16 24 November 1924 (Monday) - Fontville, Écully,69130,Rhône,Rhône-Alpes,France, aged 81 years old Décès à 13h en son domicile d'Ecully, chemin de Fontville...Chevalier de la légion d'honneur, correspondant de l'Institut de...
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    Aegithina tiphia trudiae Prescott, 1969

    Found this surprising! But no doubt.
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    Lophotibis cristata urschi Lavauden, 1929

    Sorry Eugène Alphonse was a red herring Laurent. Ursch is an Alsatian name of course. Our man was the son of Andre Ursch (Day labourer) 1848–1913 Marriage: 10 April 1877 Drusenheim, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, France Caroline Lapp 1849–1899 I assume he died in Drusenheim in 1962 (based on what I can...
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    Lophotibis cristata urschi Lavauden, 1929

    Eugène Alphonse Ursch (1883-1957) Birth: Apr 2 1883 Strasbourg Marriage: Spouse: Marie Victorine GRANDCOLAS Married Jan 16 1911 Gerardmer Death: July 1 1957 Saint-Die This is the same guy that Martin found - I admit that this doesn't agree with the document in post #3 but this was on...
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    Aegithina tiphia trudiae Prescott, 1969

    Dr Gertrude Mae Prescott (born 1955 in MI) married a Timothy Norman Nuding in London in 1987
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    Mrs Benson's Brush Warbler

    Death 22 June 2002 Daily Telegraph 26 June 2002: BENSON — John Percival (Jack) of Tiverton Devon. On June 22nd 2002 aged 94 years peacefully at Medway Hospital Beloved husband of the late Kathleen Margaret (Peggy) and father to Paul and Anthony Local. Funeral service Medway Crematorium Robin...
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    Levraud's Crake, or ditto Rail

    Died 2 Jan 1875. Buried 8 Jan 1875 in Cimetière de Montparnasse (14e) Exhumation on 5 April 1875!
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    Lesson's Lesbia (1833)

    I don't think this is anything to do with sexuality but entirely to do with classics and mythology. In Lesson's classification system each Latin scientific name has a Greek/ mythological counterpart. i.e. Polyphemus = Ornismya, Staphos = Lesbia and Clémence = Coeligena. Thus Lesbia is merely an...
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    Aglaeactis aliciae => Who the f... was Alice? (Smokie)

    From here https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/GSRT-MM2 I can corroborate.
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    Several andrei

    Hmm also the first Thursday in 1923 was the 4th of January.
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    Several andrei

    So Eugene André (1862-1922) and not French. If anything I would say British given his education or Trinidadian...
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    Several andrei

    So Henry Caracciolo (1859-1934) was Anne Magdeleine Suzanne Caracciolo di Brienza 2nd cousin once removed and hence Eugene André's 3rd cousin once removed if I have the relationships correct. It was Pierre Bélisaire André (1801-1891)'s father Jean Jacques Andre (about 1781 – 15 January 1852)...
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    Several andrei

    I am not sure that Eugene André whose father was Pierre Bélisaire André is our man, unfortunately. The attached record suggests this Joseph Eugene André died in 1902 in France. Based on the second document (attached here) an 1861/2 birth is likely for our man. He may be a grandson of Pierre...
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    Otto Lipfert and his invalid subspecies Meliphaga virescens lipferti

    Sorry Canning only had a son Robert who predeceased him and Robert only had a son Peter. Alfred's wife was Edith. Robert's wife was Francis. Another guess would be that Juliet could be someone who worked in the Ornithology Dept of the W.A. Museum when Mathews visited?
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    Otto Lipfert and his invalid subspecies Meliphaga virescens lipferti

    That is the flattest place on earth I am afraid. Juliets bump maybe. I suspect as usual this is named after an acquaintance of Mathews or Iredale that they had no intention of exposing...
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    Otto Lipfert and his invalid subspecies Meliphaga virescens lipferti

    Otto's children were: Minna Maria Lifpert(1903–1959) Olga Gertrude Lifpert(1907–1989) Bernhard Heinrich Lifpert(1907–1987) Elsa Theckla Lifpert(1912–1989) Only Bernhard married in 1941 so wasn't a grandchild either. Ludwig Glauert (1879-1963) Birth 5 May 1879 Ecclesall, Yorkshire, England...
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    Otto Lipfert and his invalid subspecies Meliphaga virescens lipferti

    Hermann Franz Otto Lipfert Birth 3 Dec 1864 Pößneck, Vogtlandkreis, Saxony, Germany Death 3 Jun 1942 Perth, Western Australia, Australia Spouse Anna Maria Franziska Struck (1879-1967)
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    Batrachostomus chaseni Stresemann, 1937 and others

    Frank Leney (1872-1945) Birth 26 Jun 1872, St Leonards, Suffolk After the death of his first wife Annie Elizabeth in 1942 he married his second wife in April 1945 - the much younger (45) Winifred Larn. She was the death of him as he died in Sept! Perhaps with a smile on his face? She...
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    Batrachostomus chaseni Stresemann, 1937 and others

    He was born in Suffolk and the family moved to Norfolk when he was very young.
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    Batrachostomus chaseni Stresemann, 1937 and others

    Birth Date 25 Aug 1896 Birth Place Tunstall, Suffolk, England
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    Biografien osteuropäischer Ornithologen

    Well Bjorn in your ms do ensure that all Americans born before 1776 are called British and be especially careful of the birth place of those born between 1940 and 1944.
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    Biografien osteuropäischer Ornithologen

    Vitaly Andreyevich Khakhlov was a Kazak so he was Soviet but NOT Russian. Important to get these think right.
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