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An introduction to the ornithology of Cuvier

for the use of students and travellers

by T. Edward (Thomas Edward) Bowdich

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Published by Treuttel & W©ơrtz in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds

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    ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of London
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[vii], 93 p. :
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26266176M

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Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric, Baron Cuvier (French: ; 23 August – 13 May ), known as Georges Cuvier, was a French naturalist and zoologist, sometimes referred to as the "founding father of paleontology". Cuvier was a major figure in natural sciences research in the early 19th century and was instrumental in establishing the fields of comparative anatomy and paleontology through Born: 23 AugustMontbéliard, County of.

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DSI. Introduction. Our definition of ornithology is that of Newton ‘the methodological study and consequent knowledge of birds with all that relates to them’.Similarly, Haffer defined an ornithologist as someone who studies birds from a scientific point of view, writes up and publishes their results.

Birds have always had a privileged place in human culture, mainly through myths and Cited by: 1. It was reserved for Georges Cuvier, who in published at Paris his Tableau élémentaire de l'histoire naturelle des Cuvier.

animaux, to lay the foundation of a thoroughly and hitherto unknown mode of appreciating the value of the various groups of the animal his first attempt was a mere sketch.

Though he made a perceptible advance on the classification of Linnaeus, at that. Introduction to Zoology. Zoology is the branch of biology concerned with the study animals and animal kingdom.

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This elastic application renders it impossible in the following. The book Zoological Illustrations, describes the original figures and descriptions of New, Rare, or Interesting Animals, Selected Chiefly from the Classes of Ornithology, Entomology, and Conchology, and Arranged on the Principles of Cuvier and Other Modern Zoologists by William Swainson, F.R.S., F.L.S., member of the Wernerian Society of Edinburgh.

n ornithology That branch of zoölogy which relates to birds; the scientific study or knowledge of birds. Ornithology is commonly said to date from the time of Aristotle. It received a great impetus about the middle of the sixteenth century from the writings of Gesner, Belon, and Aldrovandi.

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