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by Gerhard Loose


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The book is ornamented with Thomas Bewick woodcuts. The jacket notes call the text "picturesque and richly anecdotal" and this is both true and understatement

It is well written, organized into categories with scientific names and easy to carry. I highly recommend it for anyone who has an interest in birds. The book is ornamented with Thomas Bewick woodcuts. The jacket notes call the text "picturesque and richly anecdotal" and this is both true and understatement. Choate's dictionary has wit and authority in its linguistic details and in its fieldwork. The author is both a scholar and a birder and has managed to include mythic, historical, and common origins.

Published July 1988 by Grunwald & Radcliff Pub.

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As well as being a book about names, this is a book.

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As well as being a book about names, this is a book about the history of the ever-developing understanding of birds, about the people who contributed to this understanding and, most of all, about the birds themselves.

This book explores the intriguing world of the names of British birds . Uniquely the book examines in detail the wide range and meaning of local and common names, the derivation and meaning of the official vernacular English name and thirdly the same analysis of the birds' scientific name. The derivation and meaning of a bird's name gives a fascinating insight into our long and intimate relationship with birds and how much they have been a part of our lives for millennia. Enjoy this book as a serendipity of the fascinating meanings of the diverse names given to British birds, intriguing information on their lives and the many tales about them, true and otherwise.

They live mostly in tropical nature and woodlands and are adjustable to any nature. In the wild bird’s names, cuckoo is one and its scientific name is Cuculidae. Incubation is done by both parents. Male birds make woo-hoo sounds to indicate they are single. It is classified under a higher classification of Cuculiformes. There are about 54 species of cuckoo. 23. Eagle: In the list of common birds, eagle in one which belongs to a family of Accipitridae.


Guide to American Bird Names, Origins, Meanings, Types, and Varieties (Nature) download epub
Author: Gerhard Loose
ISBN: 0915133326
Category: Science & Math
Language: English
Publisher: Grunwald & Radcliff Pub (July 1, 1988)
Pages: 146 pages