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The Helm dictionary of scientific bird names : from aalge to zusii

  title={The Helm dictionary of scientific bird names : from aalge to zusii},
  author={James A. Jobling},
Many scientific bird names describe a bird's habits, habitat, distribution or a plumage feature, while others are named after their discoverers or in honour of prominent ornithologists. This extraordinary work of reference lists the generic and specific name for almost every species of bird in the world and gives its meaning and derivation. In the case of eponyms brief biographical details are provided for each of the personalities commemorated in the scientific names. This fascinating book is… 

A systematic ornithological study of the Northern r egion of Iranian Plateau, including bird names in native language

The study has presented majority of comprehensive list of the Gilaki bird names, categorized according to the ornithological classifications.

Sylvia: Zur Entstehung des wissenschaftlichen Namens der Grasmücke (Arist. Hist. an. 592b22)

The article aims at demonstrating that the Latin bird name sylvia used by modern zoologists originates from the Greek ὕλας, attested in several manuscripts of Aristotle’s Historia animalium (592b22).

The reptile hunter's menu: A review of the prey species of Laughing Falcons, Herpetotheres cachinnans (Aves: Falconiformes)

A snake-based diet seems to be uncommon in raptors, and H. cachinnans is the only one presenting such degree of diet specialization in the Neotropics.

The Ornithological Society of the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia (OSME)

The nominate black-billed Capercaillie Tetrao urogalloides has priority over parvirostris H&M4, and limited possibility of irruption from NW Mongolian population into Kazakhstan, particularly since in steady decline BLDZ Aug 2016.

The Ornithological Society of the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia (OSME)

Rare vagrant Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Feral Duck Anas Platyrhyschos forma domestica Variable genetic makeup from anatid species & domestic forms.

Foraging habits, population changes, and gull-human interactions in an urban population of Herring Gulls (Larus argentatus) and Lesser Black-backed Gulls (Larus fuscus)

Introduction: There are several species of breeding gull in the UK, many of which live in urban areas. The main urban colonists are Herring gulls (HG; Larus argentatus) and Lesser Black-backed gulls

Alloparenting behavior in Quails Coturnix coturnix (Linnaeus, 1758) and Coturnix coturnix japonica (Temminck & Schlegel, 1849) from Pakistan

It is concluded that alloparental behavior does exist in quails and further research on quail’s behavior is required.

Terminology as an Obstacle to Specialized Knowledge Comprehensibility

Numerous factors have always been adduced for students’ poor performance in the sciences at all levels of education in Nigeria. Frequently mentioned among these factors are those like lack of

Daily food-intake and activity patterns of wintering common cranes (Grus grus) in wetlands of Khushab and Bahawalnagar Punjab, Pakistan

It was concluded that in these non breeding migratory cranes time spent for feeding was more than 55% in September, 2015 to April, 2016.