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  ORNITHOLOGY - LoveToKnow Article on ORNITHOLOGY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Most of the birds he describes are characterized with accuracy sufficient to enable them to be identified, and his observations upon them have still some interest; but he was innocent of any methodical system, and was not exempt from most of the professional fallacies of his time.
Birds were treated of in a worthless fashion by one D. in a Dictionnaire raisonn et universel des animaux, published at Paris in 17,cQ.
The earliest list of British birds we possess is that given by Merrett in his Pinax rerum naturalium rum, printed in London in I667.~ In 1677 Plot published his Natural History of Oxfordshire, which reached a second edition in 1705, and in 1686 that of Staff ordshire.
86.1911encyclopedia.org /O/OR/ORNITHOLOGY.htm   (15370 words)

 List of British birds - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was for most of its existence a British and Irish list, but is now simply the official list of birds of Great Britain as determined by the British Ornithologists' Union.
Birds records for Northern Ireland are kept by the Northern Ireland Birdwatchers’ Association and the Manx Ornithological Society (MOS) has responsibility for Isle of Man (which is not a legislative part of the UK).
Decisions relating to the British List are published by the British Ornithologists' Union Records Committee (BOURC) in its annual reports in Ibis, the journal of the BOU, and decisions relating to Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man are summarised in these reports.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_British_birds   (174 words)

 Passerine British birds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The list of British birds comprises all those bird species which have occurred in a wild state in Great Britain.
This page lists the British bird species in the passerine families, which are listed in accordance with the 2003 reordering of the British list, and follows the families used in that list.
The British Ornithologists' Union publishes a List of British birds.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/p/pa/passerine_british_birds.html   (200 words)

 British Birds - TheBestLinks.com - British birds, Magazine, United Kingdom, TheBestLinks.com:Find or fix a stub, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For a list of the birds of Britain, see List of British birds.
British Birds is a monthly ornithological journal in the United Kingdom, founded in 1907.
British Birds is produced by BB 2000 Ltd - a non-profit-making trust.
www.thebestlinks.com /British_birds.html   (126 words)

 Spencer Inventory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The raptorial birds of Iowa, by Bert Heald Bailey...
A-birding on a bronco, by Florence A. Merriam...
The birds of Florida; a popular and scientific account of the 425 species and subspecies of birds that are now, and that have been found within the state and its adjacent waters; with special reference to their relation to agriculture, by Harold H. Bailey...
www.minneapolis-athenaeum.org /collections/inventory/spencer.php   (8619 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Birds are toothless, an adaptation that trims the weight of the head.
Birds are endothermic; they use their own metabolic heat to maintain a warm, constant body temperature, aided by insulation provided by feathers and a layer of fat.
The bird's most obvious adaptation for flight is its wings, Their shape conforms to the same principles of aerodynamics as the wings of an airplane, but the avian wings must provide propulsion as well as lift.
www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca /end_species/birdtax.html   (598 words)

 British Birds - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
British Birds could refer to the magazine British Birds
Alternatively, for a list of the birds of Britain, see List of British birds.
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/British_Birds   (90 words)

 Birds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A revised list of the birds of Oxfordshire
E.C. Buxton at Darra-Salam, on the coast of Africa, opposite Zanzibar A list of the birds collected by Mr.
Birds of the tideline;shorebirds of the northern hemisphere
www.maggs.com /catalog.asp?any=birds   (819 words)

 HSbibLifeSci   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
List of 68 biographical sketches, 6 in the American Journal of Botany (1915-1928) and 62 in the Plant Science Bulletin (1958-1972).
List of the Periodicals and Serials in the Library of the Zoological Society of London.
Lisney, A. A Bibliography of British Lepidoptera 1608-1799.
www.people.fas.harvard.edu /~burchst/HSbibLifeSci.html   (5452 words)

 List Of British Birds MPIPC Benefits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The British Ornithologists' Union encourages the study of birds in Britain,...
The list of British birds comprises all those bird species which have...
The other bird species are listed in List of British birds: non-passerines.
www.mpipc.com /list-of-british-birds.htm   (255 words)

 British Birds: Pets and Animal Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A full species list can be found at British birds and passerine British birds In general the avifauna of Britain...
Birds are listed alphabetically 1478 - De Avibus by Albertus Magnus is printed, which mentions many bird names for the first time 1485 - First dated...
Activities The BTO carries out research into the lives of British birds, chiefly by conducting population and breeding surveys, and by bird ringing, all through the activities of a...
www.dnxtrans.com /pets/British+Birds   (678 words)

 Black Birds: Pets and Animal Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This is especially true of birds that are commonly held as pets such as...
This page lists the British bird species in the non-passerine families, which are...
This page lists the British bird species in the passerine families, which are listed...
www.dnxtrans.com /pets/Black+Birds   (822 words)

 March 2003 - More pesticide impacts on birds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A recent study by the Royal Society for Protection of Birds (RSPB) finds evidence that the use of pesticides on farmland may be contributing to declines in both these species.
These declines are best documented in birds mainly due to their high visibility and popularity with the British public.
In addition to these direct impacts on the viability of bird populations pesticides indirectly impact birds through removal of their food sources.
www.pan-uk.org /pestnews/pn59/pn59p17a.htm   (442 words)

 Natural History Books at Joslin Hall Rare Books [A-L]
Only 4 editions are listed on OCLC (no listings for the 1808), with the 1822 and 1830 being the most numerous at 6 and 4 holdings each; the 1795 and 1854 editions are each represented by a single copy.
The story of a bird- the California Condor, its habitat- a thin stretch of eastern San Luis Obispo County, California, and two 80-year old brothers who have spent their entire lives in Condor Country with the birds.
The first object of the author was to "complete, as far as lay in his power, the series of woodcuts of British birds begun by the late Thomas Bewick of Newcastle...".
www.joslinhall.com /nathis1.htm   (2079 words)

 Bird lore. Volume 1: a machine-readable transcription.
The successful bird photographer must possess a good camera, including a first-class lens, with at least an elementary knowledge of how to get the best results from it; some acquaintance with field and forest and their feathered inhabitants, and a fund of patience, perseverance, and determination to conquer that is absolutely inexhaustible.
Bird seed and grain may be used, but a less expensive of sweeping from the hay-loft containing the seeds to which our birds are accustomed.
The bird retained his song to the last, although as age came upon him, as with all other pet birds, his singing was less and less frequent till he passed away, some few moths ago.
lcweb2.loc.gov /gc/amrvg/olddtd/vg62.sgm   (15830 words)

 FAQ Birder's Diary version 3 - Sightings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Neither bird is on the ABA taxonomic list built into Birder's Diary v3.
If this bird is split in the future, it will be easy for you to edit this sightings and change the name from Dark-eyed Junco to Pink-sided Junco.
For example, if you have British Birds set as the taxonomic list and then you try to enter sightings for the United States, the bird names available to you will only be the 566 names on the British Birds list.
www.thayerbirding.com /bd3_FAQsightings.htm   (3937 words)

 A to Z of UK Birds - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
The A to Z of UK Birds is an introduction to the birds species on the red, amber and green lists of conservation concern, and also some introduced species which are thriving here.
A to Z of UK Birds contains most of the species that occur in the UK, with the exception of a few vagrant species.
The population status of birds in the uk (294Kb)
www.rspb.org.uk /birds/guide/index.asp   (177 words)

 [No title]
Since the publication of the list of British Columbia birds in 1898 by the late John Fannin, which contained 339 species and sub-species, and with the information to hand, enables me to add to this 24.
This bird is found along the entire coast; I have taken it at Clayoquot Vancouver Island, and at Skidegate, Queen Charlotte Islands, July 26th, 1895.
An abundant resident on Vancouver Island and all the larger islands of the coast, and on the Mainland west of Cascade Mountains.
www.gutenberg.org /dirs/etext04/7cbcb10.txt   (7063 words)

 Books on Sports and Pastimes
Only 4 editions are listed on OCLC (no listings for the 1808), with the 1822 and 1830 being the most numerous at 4 holdings each; the 1795 and 1854 editions are each represented by a single copy.
This is not a comprehensive study for the simple reason that Captain Siltzer, after many bad experiences, was reluctant to put too much stock in the catalog listings from sales and other sources, and relied mostly on actual viewing of the prints he catalogs and describes.
In many of the photos you can sense the camera moving with the bird, the shutter pausing the whole affair just long enough to capture the bird a split second before it disappeared from view.
www.joslinhall.com /sport.htm   (4200 words)

 Eric L. Walters - Curriculum Vitae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Status of the Purple Martin in British Columbia.
British Columbia Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks Report, Victoria.
Species management plans for the red and blue listed forest and grassland birds of British Columbia.
www.dartmouth.edu /~ewalters/CV.htm   (1210 words)

 Bird Watching British Columbia Bird Watching - Birding Birdwatching British Columbia Accommodation Bed and Breakfasts ...
Volume III Birds of British Columbia : Passerines :...
Birding Vancouver and Vancouver Island - the Land of Loons and Loggers - Stefan Tewinkel and Brigitte Andrew
British Columbia Camping - Direct contacts, descriptions, photos and maps for campisites, RV parks and camping in British Columbia, Canada.
www.americanbirdcenter.com /abc-britishcolumbia.html   (1907 words)

 Birds List
Birds List - The Museum of Natural History
Unless otherwise indicated, these hand colored steel engravings sell for US $50.
Typically, a collection of three to five birds are found on a single 7" x 10 3/4" sheet.
www.papermatch.com /birds.htm   (38 words)

 The Virtual Birder ® : North American Birding & Birds
Brief simulated birding tours for an overview of North American birding hot spots.
Full-length simulated birding tours for select North American birding hot spots.
Rare Bird Alert (RBA) transcripts and regional info for North American states and provinces.
virtualbirder.com   (172 words)

 GuruNet — Content Map
List of brigades in the Israeli Defence Forces
List of British Ambassadors to the Ottoman Porte
List of British ambassadors to the United States
www.gurunet.com /cm-dsid-2222-letter-1L-first-16651   (60 words)

 BirdForum - list of british birds in excel format
You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.
can anyone help me find a downloadable list of british birds, bou list or similar (in excel format) that doesnt enfringe copyright, all I want to do is keep my 2004 list on excel and dont really want to have to key it all on!!
It should be the up-to-date BOU list, but I've not quality-checked it recently.
www.birdforum.net /showthread.php?t=11328   (313 words)

 Index to The Wonderful World of Insects
ent-supl.html=: A list of suppliers of entomological equipment.
Hymenfam.html := A list of the families of the Hymenoptera with some links.
It is not expensive and should be thoroughly enjoyable, so if you like it please tell people about it, or better still give it to someone as a present for Christmas of a birthday.
www.earthlife.net /insects/anindex.html   (744 words)

 Electronic Zoo / NetVet Veterinary Resources - Bird Sites
Bird Banding Laboratory (U.S. Geological SurveyPatuxent Wildlife Research Center)
Bird Studies in the Australian National Botanic Gardens
Breeding Birds of the Platte River Valley of Nebraska
netvet.wustl.edu /birds.htm   (443 words)

 check list selected british birds
This list indicates the legal status of all birds in the Schedules and many other common species of British birds.
For a full check-list of British birds, please refer to The Status of Birds in Britain and Ireland, published by the Records Committee of the British Ornithologists’ Union (BOU) (Oxford 1971) and updated by reports in the BOU journal, Ibis.
May be competitively exhibited or sold if captive bred and fitted with approved close ring.
www.glostercanary.co.uk /gloster.co30.html   (211 words)

 British Birds - Features - The BB List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
British Birds - Features - The BB List
This is a free utility which can be obtained by clicking the following link
The British Birds List of Western Palearctic Birds
www.britishbirds.co.uk /bblist.htm   (41 words)

 British Birds In Avicuture -John Wrenn Punch bar ~ cage fronts (price list)
British Birds In Avicuture -John Wrenn Punch bar ~ cage fronts (price list)
, to have your aviculture related company designed and listed, please contact Karl on 01726 71474 or karl@cage-n-aviary.info
Please note this is a none profit making website, all funds raised via adds are used to fund the running cost of this site!!!
www.british-birds-in-aviculture.info /JohnWrenn-Pcf.html   (187 words)

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