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A history of the birds of New Zealand

by Buller, Walter Lawry Sir

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Published by John van Voorst in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- New Zealand

  • 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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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. A history of the birds of New Zealand. Buller, Walter Lawry, Sir, Keulemans, J. (John Gerrard), Publication Details.

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Birds of New Zealand: A Photographic Guide includes expert and up-to-date information on the bird species found in New Zealand, including species ranging from albatrosses and shearwaters to kiwi and kaka.

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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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But Buller, the author of A history of the birds of New Zealand, was not out of step with his contemporaries. At the time his book was first published in the early s legislation focused. Title. A history of the birds of New Zealand. Title Variants: Alternative: Birds of New Zealand By.

Buller, Walter Lawry, Sir, Keulemans, J. G. (John.This is a more portable, updated edition of the original Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand.

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Eureka Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Buller's Birds of New Zealand: A New Edition of Sir Walter Lawry Buller's A History of the Birds of New Zealand--Reproducing in Six-Colour Offset the 48 Stone-Plate Lithographs by J.

G. Keulemans--From the 2nd Edition, Author Buller, Walter Lawry; edited and brought up to date by E. G.