Elsevier's Dictionary of Bird Names

1st Edition

In Latin, English, French, German and Italian

Author:

  • Murray Wrobel
  • Description

    This dictionary gives an overview of the English, French, German and Italian names of birds occurring in Europe, North America, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and French-speaking countries. It contains 10,838 scientific names of orders, families, species and some sub-species. The relevant order and family are shown for each term. The taxonomy is that used by the different authors of the sources.

    This dictionary will be of value to translators of scientific and general literature; scientific and botanical authors; environmentalists and ecologists; and scientific and lay readers of foreign literature.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    1446
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2002
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Elsevier Science
    Print ISBN:
    9780444508362
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780080561332

    About the author

    Murray Wrobel

    Affiliations and Expertise

    London, UK

    Reviews

    @qu:...Wrobel has achieved astounding results and his work is destined to become the avian reference par excellence. @source:The ATA chronicle @qu:...This Elsevier polyglot dictionary is the only reference book with worldwide coverage. @source:American Reference Books Annual, 2003 @qu:...This recent work from Elsevier will be an invaluable help to zoo curators, biologists, keepers and anyone involved in bird conservation efforts. @source:Library News for Zoos and Aquariums