A history of the birds of New Zealand

by Buller, Walter Lawry Sir

Publisher: John van Voorst in London

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Other titlesBuller"s birds of New Zealand
Statementby Walter Lawry Buller.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL693.5 B936
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 384, [14] p. :
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14771158M

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Sir Walter Lawry Buller KCMG (9 October – 19 July ) was a New Zealand lawyer and naturalist who was a dominant figure in New Zealand ornithology. His book, A History of the Birds of New Zealand, first published in , was published as an enlarged version in and became a New Zealand classic. An introduction to the birds of New Zealand, aimed at all levels of birdwatcher, and of special use to travellers to the islands. For each of the plus species, there is a brief description, local and Maori names, range, and a guide to localities where it may be seen. The book does not attempt a complete coverage of New Zealand birds or places. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Buller, Walter Lawry, Sir, Buller's birds of New Zealand. Honolulu, East-West Center Press, Leading Online Bookstore. Types: Hardback, Paperback, Box sets, Stationery.

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Weatherhill in English. English. Issued in 5 parts, from March to April ; limited to copies. Plates, by J.G. Keulemans, are hand-colored.

"Extracts from reviews" p. [1]- [4], 3rd page group. Prospectus for supplementary plates p. [5], 3rd page group. A 2nd ed. issued in Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Publication date Publisher G. Didsbury, governmentprinter Collection americana. In this list of the birds of New Zealand, the common name of the bird in New Zealand English is given first, and its Māori-language name, if different, is also noted. The list's taxonomic treatment and nomenclature (common and scientific names) mainly follows the conventions of The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, edition.

Some supplemental referencing is that. The drawings by Keulemans contain nearly seventy figures of New Zealand birds. “The text gives a complete synonymy for each species, describes both sexes and every condition of plumage, and tells the life-history of each bird from personal observations made by the author during a period of twenty years.” (Anker).

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