New timaline birds from the East Indies

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Smithsonian Institution , Washington
Timaliidae, Birds -- East In
Other titlesTimaline birds from the East Indies
Statementby Harry C. Oberholser.
SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections -- v. 74, no. 2, Publication -- 2674, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 2674.
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL19133534M

New Timaline Birds From The East Indies () Paperback – Septem by Harry Church Oberholser (Author) See all Author: Harry Church Oberholser. New timaline birds from the East Indies.

City of Washington: Smithsonian Institution, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Harry C Oberholser; Smithsonian Institution.

Oberholser on Timaline Birds from the East Indies; Oberholser on Timaline Birds from the East Indies. Publication Information. Journal: Auk. Volume: Issue: 1 (January-March) Section: RECENT LITERATURE. Year: Pages: UNM is New. New timaline birds from the East Indies, By Harry C. (Harry Church) Oberholser.

Abstract. Publication Mode of access: Internet Topics: Birds, Timaliidae. Publisher: City of Washington, The. Title.

A new voyage to the East-Indies by Francis Leguat and his companions: Containing their adventures in two desart islands, and an account of the 5/5(1). The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think Birds of the West Indies Second Edition (Princeton Field Guides ()) Bird Watching Log Book: Cute Bird Watching Journal for Kids, Great Birding Journal to Write In, Perfect Gift For Birdwatchers.

Follows the trade winds, the trade routes, and the port cities across the East Indies and the Orient uncovering the high finance, piracy, greed, ambition, double dealing, and by the search for spices, silks, gold, silver, porcelains and other oriental goods the Portuguese trading monopoly was challenged by the Dutch East India Company and then the English East.

Birds of the West Indies is the complete guide for identifying all of the diverse birds in these island territories.

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The guide's 80 vivid color plates are accompanied by succinct text focusing on key field-identification characteristics, and distribution maps for all species are conveniently located at the back of the guide for handy reference.

Birds of the West Indies (ISBN ) is a book containing exhaustive coverage of the + species of birds found in the Caribbean Sea, excluding the ABC islands, and Trinidad and Tobago, which are considered bio-geographically as part of South America. Written by ornithologist James Bond, the book was first published in by the Academy of Natural.

Inthe Dutch East India Company (VOC) began trading in India. Along the coast from Surat to Calcutta, VOC factories and warehouses covered a far larger area than the company controlled in the East Indies archipelago.

It was from the islands that the VOC obtained most of its spices: salt, pepper, nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon. About this book. Birds of the West Indies is the first field guide that covers and depicts all birds known to occur in the region, including infrequently occurring and introduced forms.

Now fully updated and expanded, this stunningly illustrated book features detailed accounts of more than species, describing field marks, range, status, voice and habitat.

In December the book was put up for auction, eventually fetching $84, (£56,). In the Bond film Die Another Day, the fictional Bond, played by Pierce Brosnan, can be seen examining Birds of the West Indies in an early scene that takes place in Havana, Cuba.

The author's name (James Bond) on the front cover is obscured. A list of the birds of the West Indies including the Bahama Islands and the Greater and Lesser Antilles, excepting the Islands of Tobago and Trinidad 0 Ratings 0 Want to read; 0 Currently reading; 0 Have read.

Other explorers attempted alternate routes to India by traveling westward. Christopher Columbus, an explorer for the Spanish crown, was the first of these explorers to reach the New World in traveling this route, mistaking the Bahamas for the East Indies. Over the following centuries, consumption of spices declined.

As reported, a wealthy Dutch trader obtained an aviary of exotic birds that were brought back from the East Indies. Due to the neglect of the bird keeper, every bird died of suffocation; but as the owner wished to keep their skins and plumage for display, they were skinned and preserved with spices brought to Holland, also from the East Indies.

No self-respecting world lister can afford not to go there. This new book is a comprehensive site guide to the 50 best birding sites in the country. The book is completed with an annotated checklist of all the country's birds and more than photographs of birds, habitats and even some of Ethiopia's other fauna and flora.

A new voyage to the East-Indies by Francis Leguat and his companions: containing their adventures in two desart islands, and an account of the most remarkable things in Maurice Island, Batavia, at the Cape of Good Hope, the island of St. Helena, and other places in their way to and from the desart isles: adorn'd with maps and figures by.

Exploring "New Guinea: Land of the Unexpected," a large island north of Australia in the East Indies. Included: readings from the journals of early settlers. Also: the bird of paradise, bats, wallabies.

George Page hosts. Narrated by: George Page Source: VHS TVRip. Randall & Allen: Two new Halichoeres from the East Indies as H. javanicus represent a new species of the genus, and his two figures identified as H.

exornatus are another undescribed species. We provide here the descriptions of these two species. We are uncertain of the identifi cation of the species of fi sh illustrated in Figs. B, E, and F. BirdsCaribbean is excited to announce the release of The Complete Checklist of the Birds of the West Indies!Jeff Gerbracht and Anthony Levesque, in consultation with experts across the region, have compiled important details for all of the bird species observed in the West Indies, including abundance, seasonality, breeding status, endemism and establishment.

About this book. Language: English. Please note that this book was published in Europe as the now out-of-print Collins Field Guide: Birds of the West Indies. The West Indies, stretching from Grand Bahama in the north to Grenada in the south, is home to more than bird species.

This book about West Indies birds is a beautifully illustrated book on birdwatching in the Caribbean. What we really LIKE is that it is a very easy-to-use field guide, and it’s light-weight too.

If you are planning to go birding in the Caribbean, then this is one of those ‘must buy’ books to take with you whether you are an experienced birder or just have an interest in avifauna.

Rufous-headed Swallow - East Indies EJU $ Giant Petrel - Terra del Fuego Reference to Latham’s works can be found in Sitwell’s Fine Bird Books (pg ) and Jackson’s Dictionary of Bird Artists of the World (pg ).

We have made more allowances than usually for condition in order to show so many birds from Australia and New. The East India Company would regularly send out printed lists containing details of inbound shipments, quantities and prices. This example, dated 30 June was sent to N M Rothschild for information by the London firm of Ripley, Wiss & Ripley, East India merchants and brokers, based in Cannon Street, a short stroll from New Court.

"This book includes all the species from Grand Bahama to Grenada, and it fits in your pocket."—Birder's World "Birds of the West Indies is the perfect companion for birders, wildlife enthusiasts, and holiday-seekers interested in this area of the world."—Ian Paulsen, Birdbooker Report "A compact, lightweight, and very portable paperback which describes a huge number of birds.

This is a compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide for any birdwatcher visiting Jamaica and the islands of the West Indies. It provides comprehensive coverage of species of birds that inhabit the islands of the West Indies, with detailed descriptions and a color photograph for each species.

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Includes thumbnail family silhouettes, a regional distribution map, up-to-date tips on. Slave ships from Bristol brought it back from Africa, the ship the Rachell, for example, in brought b lbs ( kgs). The new supply of the less expensive pepper from the East Indies meant that West African pepper was less popular.

European exploration - European exploration - The sea route west to Cathay: It is not known when the idea originated of sailing westward in order to reach Cathay.

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Many sailors set forth searching for islands in the west; and it was a commonplace among scientists that the east could be reached by sailing west, but to believe this a practicable voyage was an entirely different.

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A chart of the eastermost part of the EAST INDIES and CHINA, from Cape Comarine to JAPAN, with all adjacent Islands" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. - Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library.

A map of the East-Indies and the adjacent countries ; with the settlements, factories and territories explaning what belongs to England, Spain, France, Holland, Denmark, Portugal &c.

Descriptions of more than species of birds found in the islands of the West Indies include local names of birds, notes on migrants and winter residents -- as well as birds that breed there -- and voice, habitat, and range information.

More than illustrations aid in identification/5(1).Drake discovers the coast of Upper California and names it New Albion. Drake stops in what is now the vicinity of the San Francisco Bay to overhaul his ship and makes friendly contract with the Indians of the area.

Description of California from Le Voyage Cvrievx, Rare Book and Special Collections Division.Birds of the West Indies is the first field guide that covers and depicts all birds known to occur in the region, including infrequently occurring and introduced forms.

Now fully updated and expanded, this stunningly illustrated book features detailed accounts of more than species, describing identification field marks, range, status, voice, and habitat.