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avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands

Rothschild, Walter Hon.

avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands

with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions.

by Rothschild, Walter Hon.

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Published by R.H.Porter in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL18112563M

Laysan Albatross, diomedea immutabilis - high resolution image from old book. Size in pixels: xstandard_description.   The species is known to breed on Midway,' Lisiansky, Laysan, French Frigate Shoals, Necker, and Bin! islands. When not caring for its young it is a wanderer, and the following paragraph from Rothschild's Avifauna of Laysan gives some idea of its extralimital distribution: "D. immutabilu is, as a migrant, widely spread. : Walter Kenrick Fisher.

  The Avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands, by Lionel Walter Rothschild; Extinct Birds, by Lionel Walter Rothschild; Biologia Centrali-Americana; Unclassified; 4 Mammals. Dogs, Jackals, Wolves, and Foxes: A Monograph of the Canidae by St. George Mivart; Handbook to the Primates by Henry O. Forbes; 5 Portraits. 5. per unit of area than in comparable areas on islands where the mongoose is present.. Fig. 2. Lowland vegetation two miles southeast of Nonopapa, Niihau. In the late ’s, employees of Lord Rothschild visited the island to collect speci- mens to be used in preparing his “Avifauna of Laysan and the Neighboring Islands.”.

Keulemans painted remarkable pictures of extinct birds, including Walter Rothschild's Avifauna of Laysan, Extinct Birds (). Examples in the American Museum of Natural History in New York include the Choiseul crested pigeon, Kangaroo Island emu, huia, Lyall's wren, Hawaii oo, Hawaii mamo, Oahu oo, Guadalupe petrel, and the laughing owl. The sale was also marked by confident bidding for ornithological titles. The Lockwood edition of John James Audubon's The Birds of America (est. $15,,) sold for $21,; John Gould's A Monograph of the Trigonidae (est. $16,,) sold for $21,; and Lionel Walter Rothschild's The Avifauna of Laysan and the Neighbouring Islands (est. $15,,) fetched $18,


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Avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands by Rothschild, Walter Hon. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inwhen Rothschild he sent a sailor named Henry Palmer to the Sandwich Islands (as the Hawaiian Islands had been named by Captain James Cook in the late s) and most particularly to Laysan, one of the Leeward Islands in the Hawaiian archipelago now part of the Hawaiian Islands.

Part of: The avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands: with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions Inwhen Rothschild he sent a sailor named Henry Palmer to the Sandwich Islands (as the Hawaiian Islands had been named by.

The avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands: with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions. Rothschild, Lionel Walter Rothschild, Baron, Palmer, Henry. Keulemans, J. (John Gerrard),ill. The avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands: with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions by Rothschild, Lionel Walter Rothschild, Baron, ; Palmer, Henry; Keulemans, J.

(John Gerrard),ill; Frohawk, Frederick William,illPages: The Avifauna of Laysan and the Neighbouring Islands: with a Complete History to Date of the Birds of the Hawaiian Possessions. London:, 2vols, folio, Contemporary half green morocco gilt, ( x mm).

pp[2], xx, xiv, ;21 pp. The avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands: with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions By Rothschild, Lionel Walter Rothschild, Baron, Cited by: The Avifauna of Laysan () Inwhen Rothschild he sent a sailor named Henry Palmer to the Sandwich Islands (as the Hawaiian Islands had been named by Captain James Cook in the late s) and most particularly to Laysan, one of the Leeward Islands in the Hawaiian archipelago now part of the Hawaiian Islands Bird Reservation.

The Avifauna of Laysan and the Neighbouring Islands: with a Complete History to Date of the birds of the Hawaiian Possessions.

London: R.H. Porter, 2 volumes. Folio ( x mm). [2], xx, xiv, ;21 pp. With 55 hand-colored lithographed plates most after J.G. Keulemans, 20 collotype and 8 monochrome plates.

Geology. Laysan is the second largest single landmass in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, after Sand Island at Midway was created by coral growth and geologic upshift. The fringing reefs surrounding the island cover about acres ( km 2).Lake Laysan, the acres ( km 2), brown, hypersaline lake in the island's interior, has varied in depth over the decades.

The Avifauna of Laysan and the Neighbouring Islands: With a Complete History to Date of the Birds of the Hawaiian Possessions, 3 parts in 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO. The Avifauna of Laysan and the Neighbouring Islands: with a Complete History to Date of the Birds of the Hawaiian Possessions.

London: Taylor & Francis for R.H. Porter, 3 parts in two volumes, imperial quarto. (14 3/4 x 11 1/8 inches). 55 hand-coloured lithographic plates (53 of birds, 3 of nest and eggs), 6 tinted lithographic views.

Introductory notes ; Diary of Henry Palmer from May 5th to August 18th --List and description of the species of birds from Laysan and the neighbouring islands --Résumé of Palmer's diary (Jan. 1,to August ) --History of the birds of the Hawaiian Islands --List of birds introduced into the Sandwich Islands --Birds erroneously.

Laysan Island, a low atoll in the Leeward Hawaiian Islands, exhibits a biota that contains nine genera of upland and montane lineages of animals and plants usually of restricted range and occurrence and adapted to high island habitats.

The geological history of Laysan Island, interpreted in terms of plate tectonic theory and recent ideas on the. Book Title: The avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands: with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions / by the Hon.

Walter Rothschild ; illustrated with coloured and black plates by Messrs. Keulemans and Frohawk ; and plates from photographs showing bird-life and scenery. [plates] () - The avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands - Biodiversity Heritage Library The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

Rothschild (“Avifauna of Hawaii and nearby Islands”, –) records 47 species from Hawaii, 34 of which breed, and from the neighbouring islands, Lay Kawai and Nis Oahu Media in category "The Avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possession" The following 35 files are in this category, out of 35 total.

Walter Rothschild. The Avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possession. London: R.H. Porter, Paul H. Baldwin: The Life History of the Laysan Rail. The Condor, Vol. 49, No.

1 (Jan. - Feb., ), pp. 14–21 doi/ Its land area encompasses 1, square miles (4, km²). At about 1 mile in width and miles in length, it is the second largest land mass in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Laysan Island has fringing reefs and a shallow and very salty acre lake in.

ROTHSCHILD, Lionel Walter, Baron (). The Avifauna of Laysan and the Neighbouring Islands; with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian Possessions, London: R.

Porter, 3 parts in 2 volumes, 2° ( x mm). 55 hand-coloured lithographed plates, 8 tinted lithographed and 20 collotype plates by and after J. Keulemans and F. Frohawk.

Get this from a library! The Avifauna of Laysan [Lionel Walter Rothschild Rothschild, Baron; Henry Palmer; Storrs L Olson; Leslie K Overstreet; Nicole Van Doren; Smithsonian Institution. Libraries.] -- Digitized version of Rothschild's "Avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands: with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions" including "Résumé of.

This is a pretty comprehensive overview of Hawaii's extinct avifauna, starting with Hawaiian birds that went extinct in the years before Captain Cook explored the Hawaiian Islands, and covering species that have gone extinct sinceincluding those were forced into extinction due to introduction of invasive birds and commercial exploitation.

Author of Extinct birds, The avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands, Novitates zoologicae, Paradiseidae, A monograph of the genus Casuarius, A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae, Catalogue of the magnificent contents of Piccadilly, W