Contributions to the History of Australasian Ornithology Volume 2

Hardback - July 2012 - AU $55.00

This hardcover book, the second of a projected three volumes on the history of Australasian ornithology, is an important contribution to the field.

This hardcover book, the second of a projected three volumes on the history of Australasian ornithology, is an important contribution to the field. + Full description

Volume 2 contains chapters on the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union (including: Birds Australia and BirdLife Australia); an 1840s perspective on the depletion of the avifauna of the North Island, New Zealand; history of ornithology at: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, the Australian Museum, Sydney, the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand; Alexander and William Sharp and William John Macleay: their ornithology and museum; environmental ornithology at the Australian Museum; and Australian ornithology in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.

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Hardback | July 2012 | $ 55.00
ISBN: 9781877973491 | 532 pages
Publisher: Nuttall Ornithology Club
Illustrations, Photographs