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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