Check-List of North American Birds (Classic Reprint)

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HE first edition of this check-list of North American Birds was published in and the second (revised) in The preparation of the present (third) edition was authorized at a Stated Meeting of the American Ornithologists' Union held in New York City, November 13 - 16, 1905, the work being assigned to the Committee on Nomenclature and Classification of North American Birds. Another Committee was at the same time appointed to make a critical examina tion of the A. O. U. Code of Nomenclature, with a view to amending some of its provisions, should such revision seem desirable. This Committee, after prolonged consideration of the subject, made its report, which was adopted by the Council of the Union, and a small edition of the revised Code was issued in July, The 'new Code' is thus the basis of the nomenclatura] rulings of the present check-list.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - American Ornithologists'' Union


Published Date - August 28 2019

ISBN - 9780265382943

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.7 cm

Page Count - 448

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