A History of Birdwatching in 100 Objects by David Callahan

By David Callahan

This ebook appears to be like at a hundred goods that experience profoundly formed how humans watched, studied and engaged with the avian international. every one merchandise includes round 500 phrases on a double-page unfold and contain an indication of the thing in query. The booklet contains the items indexed under in addition to many more.The diversity of things is overseas and cross-cultural. topics include:

An Egyptian 'field guide' [early tomb of birds, identifiable as species]
Ornithologiae libri tres: the 1st British chicken consultant [a 1676 booklet that tried to itemise all British birds identified on the time]
The Dodo specimen held on the Horniman museum
Systema Naturae by means of Carl Linnaeus [the first-ever process of medical names in 1758, and nonetheless the overseas average today]
The shotgun
The ebook, The average historical past and Antiquities of Selborne by means of Gilbert White [1789]
HMS Beagle [the send on which Darwin made his ground-breaking discoveries]
Aluminium fowl jewelry [used to list flow and toughness of people and species]
along with many extra sleek options together with walkie talkies, pagers, radio tags and apps.

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By David Callahan

This ebook appears to be like at a hundred goods that experience profoundly formed how humans watched, studied and engaged with the avian international. every one merchandise includes round 500 phrases on a double-page unfold and contain an indication of the thing in query. The booklet contains the items indexed under in addition to many more.The diversity of things is overseas and cross-cultural. topics include:

An Egyptian 'field guide' [early tomb of birds, identifiable as species]
Ornithologiae libri tres: the 1st British chicken consultant [a 1676 booklet that tried to itemise all British birds identified on the time]
The Dodo specimen held on the Horniman museum
Systema Naturae by means of Carl Linnaeus [the first-ever process of medical names in 1758, and nonetheless the overseas average today]
The shotgun
The ebook, The average historical past and Antiquities of Selborne by means of Gilbert White [1789]
HMS Beagle [the send on which Darwin made his ground-breaking discoveries]
Aluminium fowl jewelry [used to list flow and toughness of people and species]
along with many extra sleek options together with walkie talkies, pagers, radio tags and apps.

Show description

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2005b). BTA-Y and BBU-Y differ in a pericentric inversion with loss (from BBU-Y to BTA-Y) or gain (from BTA-Y to BBU-Y) of HC, BBU-Y being larger than BTA-Y. OAR-Y/CHI-Y (very small metacentrics) differs from BBU-Y in a pericentric inversion and greater loss of HC and from BTA-Y and BIN-Y in a Fig. 5 An updated river buffalo cytogenetic map on an R-banded river buffalo standard karyotype. Type I (known genes) and type II (generally microsatellites) loci are normal characters and italicized characters, respectively 26 Fig.

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The most numerous river buffalo breeds are found in India–Pakistan and include Murrah, NiliRavi, Kundi, Surti, Mehsana, Jaffarabadi, Bradawari, Tarai, Nagpuri, Pandharpuri. Manda, Jerangi, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Toda, and South Kanara breeds. The Mediterranean breed is found in Italy, Egypt, Iran, Turkey, Romania, Iraq, Bulgaria, Syria, and Greece. There is an offshoot Italian Mediterranean breed, with around 300,000 animals, found primarily in Campania. This breed has not been crossed with other breeds since its introduction from North Africa (Egypt) or central Europe during the fifth to seventh century AD (Kierstein et al.

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