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A Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names.

By: Jobling, James A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03363

ISBN: 0198546343

Condition: Very Good

This Dictionary gives the derivation and meaning of all valid scientific bird names. Each part of the name is defined separately so that Passer domesticus, for example, will not be found as such, but both Passer and domesticus are explained in their respective alphabetical places. About 8500 names are defined, including a selection of historical synonyms. There is light spotting to the top of the text block, and the D/W has a small hole on the spine fold and damage to edge of spine Otherwise a clean, tight copy. View more info