A History of Ornithology (Collins New Naturalist)
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attention to ‘the scandalous manner in which live animals especially birds are often treated during their transit in ships from the tropics and elsewhere to English and Continental ports’. This provoked the Council of the Zoological Society to appoint a committee of enquiry. But little, if anything, changed. TROUBLES AT THE RSPB Despite, or perhaps because of, its initial success, the RSPB continued to be run in the same seemingly successful vein by the same group of people until the mid-1930s.
considerably annoyed by these two men, coming saying I had swindled them. Another case was a carrier from Robertsbridge named Glyde, he brought me a fine Kite with a message the owner would call in a few days for what I could give for it, if I did not want it, to mount it for him; soon after a young lady who was engaged to a Mr Studwick who has a collection of birds, called with a job and saw the Kite, I happened to say that a carrier from Robertsbridge had brought it, the next day he Studwick
Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga), Sociable Lapwing (Vanellus gregarius) 1862 Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) 1863 Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva) 1864 Sora (Porzana Carolina), Little Bunting (Emberiza pusilla) 1866 Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia), Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus) 1867 Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni), Rustic Bunting (Emberiza rustica) 1868 Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus), Dark-throated Thrush (Turdus ruficollis), Black-headed
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following year he set out on a trip around the United States of America before taking up his life as a barrister, living in London and devoting his spare time to the study of birds. FIG 107. Philip Lutley Sclater. From The Ibis Jubilee supplement (1908). While Sclater was a very active ornithologist, as an administrator he was almost without parallel. He had become a Fellow of the Zoological Society in 1850, beginning an association that was to last half a century; by 1857 he was on the