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Word: ornithologist

Definition: scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds


Sentences Containing 'ornithologist'

22 March 1937) was an English aviator and ornithologist. Early and personal life.
According to the ornithologist Bryan Nelson northern gannets can recognize the call of their breeding partner, chicks and birds in neighbouring nests.
Alexander Wilson, an ornithologist and friend of Lewis's who visited the grave in May, 1810 during a trip to New Orleans to sell his drawings, wrote that he gave the innkeeper Robert Grinder money to erect a fence around the grave to protect it from animals.
Andrew John Berger (August 30, 1915 – July 4, 1995) was an American ornithologist from the American Museum of Natural History.
At the initiative of a fellow ornithologist, Nils Bonde, he began work on "Svenska Foglar" (1828–1838), a large illustrated volume on Swedish birds, in which he was aided by his younger brother, Wilhelm von Wright.
Bertram Sclater (22 February 1866 - 24 July 1897), the second son of the well-known ornithologist Philip Lutley Sclater (1829–1913), was Mr. Johnston's principal officer and commander of the police force in Nyassaland (now Malawi) in 1892 when this bird was discovered there by Alexander White.
Bird Life is a book written by Australian ornithologist Ian Rowley and published by Collins (Australia) in 1975 as part of its Australian Naturalist Library series.
Charles de Souancé (1823–1896) was a French ornithologist and a purser in the French Navy, more precisely "Commissaire de la Marine".
Charles Johnson Maynard (1845 – October 15,1929) was an American naturalist and ornithologist born in Newton, Massachusetts.
Early writers claimed the Mascarene Parrot was found on Madagascar, an idea that led French naturalist and ornithologist René Primevère Lesson to coin the junior synonym "Mascarinus madagascariensis" in 1831.
Forbes based his description on the Paris specimen which had previously had its skull and mandible removed for study by French mammologist and ornithologist Alphonse Milne-Edwards.
Its common name and Latin binomial commemorate the Hungarian ornithologist Gyula von Madarász.
Its name commemorates American ornithologist John Todd Zimmer.
Its scientific name ("Antrostomus ridgwayi") was chosen in honor of Robert Ridgway, an American ornithologist of the 19th century.
Magnus von Wright (June 13, 1805, Kuopio – July 5, 1868, Helsinki) was a Finnish painter and ornithologist. He is associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting.
Margaret Bushby Lascelles Cockburn (1829–1928) was an artist and amateur ornithologist who lived in the Nilgiris in India.
Marine vertebrates, and invertebrates, were his academic interest but he was a noted amateur ornithologist and photographer.
Maynard named the Caribbean subspecies of the Osprey, "Pandion haliaetus ridgwayi", for another American ornithologist, Robert Ridgway
Moreover, I do not believe that any ornithologist would in this case place the English carrier, the short-faced tumbler, the runt, the barb, pouter, and fantail in the same genus; more especially as in each of these breeds several truly-inherited sub-breeds, or species, as he would call them, could be shown him.
Ornithologist Alan Feduccia has used this, and the presence of the intramandibular articulation (a trait also found in mosasaurs and living varanid lizards) as arguments that the Odontognathae and thus the birds as a whole have not evolved from theropod dinosaurs, but non-dinosaur thecodonts.
Set in the Kerala Backwaters the bird sanctuary is an ornithologist's paradise and a favourite haunt of migratory birds.
Sir Norman Boyd Kinnear (11 August 1882 – 11 August 1957) was a Scottish zoologist and ornithologist. Kinnear was the younger son of the wealthy Edinburgh architect Charles George Hood Kinnear and his wife Jessie Jane and came from the same banking family (see Thomas Kinnear Company) as Sir William Jardine.
Some of the essays were co-written with Kingsolver's husband Steven Hopp, an ornithologist. Reception.
The binomial name of the Puerto Rican Lizard Cuckoo species commemorates French ornithologist Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot.
The by-election was contested by Fraser and Sir Walter Buller, the well known ornithologist, who both represented the Liberal Party, plus a third candidate who was not taken seriously.
The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the German physician and ornithologist Gustav Hartlaub.
The common name and the Latin binomial commemorate the American ornithologist James Paul Chapin.
The common name commemorates the American ornithologist James Paul Chapin.
The common name commemorates the English ornithologist and bird artist John Gould (1804-1881).
The lawyer and ornithologist Walter Buller, who had previously been unsuccessful in the 1876 and s, started canvassing in the electorate as a supporter of the Liberal Government during April.
The Mangrove Pitta was first described by German ornithologist Hermann Schlegel in 1863.
The ornithologist Bryan Nelson has suggested that they can survive in these regions due to a number of factors including: the combination of body weight and a strong beak that allows them to capture strong muscly fish and the ability to dive to great depths and capture prey far from the cliffs.
The scientific name commemorates Zénaïde Laetitia Julie Bonaparte and the American ornithologist and artist Andrew Jackson Grayson.
William Brewster (July 5, 1851 – July 11, 1919) was an American ornithologist. He co-founded the American Ornithologists' Union (AOU) and was an early naturalist and conservationist. Early life and education.
Wolf travelled to Frankfurt and introduced himself as a lithographer to the ornithologist Eduard Rüppell.
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