By George A. Jobanek
This exhaustive, richly annotated source fills an immense hole in Oregon chook literature. George Jobanek has rigorously searched dozens of early ornithological, clinical, and usual heritage journals and courses, from American box to Zoe, for files of Oregon birds. as a result of rarity of many references and their inaccessibility to so much readers, the writer has supplied annotations for every of the approximately thousand entries. Jobanek conveys in a concise demeanour the salient issues of every article and often rates from the references, particularly descriptions of abundance and diversity. additionally, the various annotations comprise mentioning of modern references.By in brief describing every one merchandise, Jobanek unearths its usefulness for modern readers. References are equipped through writer and cross-indexed through species, county, key notice, and yr of e-book. keywords reminiscent of habit, conservation, distribution, migration, nesting, plumage, and taxonomy were assigned to every access to mirror the first subject or subject of the Oregon fabric of the reference. A gazetteer identifies localities pointed out within the annotations.This bibliography is a beneficial new source for pro and expert novice ornithologists, flora and fauna managers, ecologists, typical historians, librarians, and somebody drawn to birds within the Pacific Northwest. Its references will supply researchers a base for destiny stories and make allowance readers a glimpse of an previous, golden period in ornithology.
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Extra info for An annotated bibliography of Oregon bird literature published before 1935
Key word: distribution 112 Anonymous 1928. Chinese Pheasants liberated. Oregon Out-o-doors 1:5. "Three game farms, where chinese [=Ring-necked] pheasants, hungarian [=Gray] partridges and wild turkeys are reared, liberated this season up to September the tenth 17,740 pheasants and 85 partridges. 272 wild turkeys were hatched but none liberated at this time. " Key word: introduction 113 Anonymous 1933. Winter birds. Crater Lake National Park Nature Notes 6(1):7. ]: Bald eagles, Great Horned Owls, Sierra [=Blue] Grouse, Oregon [=Gray] Jaycommonly called the 'Camp Robber', Clarke Nutcracker, Stiller [sic; =Steller's] Jay, Ravens, Hairy Woodpeckers, and the mountain chickadees are the birds which comprise the winter group.
Key word: introduction 10 Anonymous 1892. ] Ornithologist and Oölogist 17:31. Quotes an item from the Boston Post. "An effort is made to successfully introduce German song birds into Oregon. " Key word: introduction 11 Anonymous 1894. Steller's Jay a thief. Naturalist 1:1112. Describes how Steller's Jays "stole" bread from barnyard chickens by supposedly imitating a hawk and frightening the chickens away. The bread was then cached. "Now, what do these Jays do this for? By careful observation it was noticed that he positively did not eat a particle of the crumbs, but just wanted to steal.
Tephrocotis collected by George R. E. Bendire at Camp Harney, Harney Co. Key word: distribution 123 Allen, Joel A. 1877. Recent ornithological articles in American journals. Bulletin of the Nuttall Ornithological Club 2:7375. Allen misquotes from Elliott Coues's 1876 American Naturalist article on the range of the White-faced Ibis in Oregon. E. , which Allen repeats as "at" Camp Harney. Gabrielson and Jewett, 1940, Birds of Oregon, p. 117, make this same error. A. Jobanek, 1987, Early records of the White-faced Ibis, Oregon Birds 13:210215.
An annotated bibliography of Oregon bird literature published before 1935 by George A. Jobanek