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Phylogeny and biogeography of the core babblers (Aves: Timaliidae).
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Although phylogenetic analysis required extensive adjustment of program settings, it ultimately produced a well-resolved phylogeny for the Timaliidae, which provided strong support for major subclades within the family but extensive paraphyly of genera. Expand
Avian taxidermy in Europe from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance
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Research on textual and pictorial sources from the period 1200–1700 has revealed the existence of considerably more and earlier examples of bird collections than previously suspected, as well as of a variety of motivations and manual skills required for the preserving of birds prior to 1600. Expand
Charles Darwin’s bird collection and ornithological knowledge during the voyage of H.M.S. “Beagle”, 1831–1836
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This paper analyses Charles Darwin’s bird collection and the ornithological knowledge he derived from it during the voyage of H.M.S. “Beagle” and lists for the first time all the birds which Darwin collected during the trip. Expand
A collection of birds from the Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia, including a new subspecies of Arborophila cambodiana
As part of a wider exploration effort to determine the biological importance of the Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia, and to identify priority species and habitats for conservation, we undertookExpand
The Mountain Black-eye Chlorocharis emiliae (Zosteropidae) as a rhododendron flower visitor on Mt Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
The Mountain Black-eye Chlorocharis emiliae is one of the most common birds in the upper mountain scrub vegetation near the tree-line on Mt Kinabalu between 1,675 and 3,650 m (Davison 1992), whereExpand
The whereabouts of pre-nineteenth century bird specimens
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The paper lists the whereabouts of surviving pre-nineteenth century bird collections containing altogether about 1500-3000 specimens, with Berlin, Leiden, Paris, Stockholm, Tring and Vienna museums each holding more than 200 bird specimens. Expand
Avian taxidermy in Europe from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance
TLDR
Research on textual and pictorial sources from the period 1200–1700 has revealed the existence of considerably more and earlier examples of bird collections than previously suspected, as well as of a variety of motivations and manual skills required for the preserving of birds prior to 1600. Expand
The mistaken manakin: a new genus-group name for Parus pipra Linnaeus, 1758 (Aves: Passeriformes: Pipridae).
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It is shown that no genus-group name is available for the manakin originally described as Parus pipra Linnaeus, 1758, and for which a new genus name is provided. Expand
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