By George A. Jobanek
This exhaustive, richly annotated source fills an enormous hole in Oregon chook literature. George Jobanek has rigorously searched dozens of early ornithological, medical, and average historical past journals and courses, from American box to Zoe, for documents of Oregon birds. due to the rarity of many references and their inaccessibility to such a lot 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, specifically descriptions of abundance and variety. moreover, some of the annotations contain bringing up of contemporary references.By in brief describing every one merchandise, Jobanek finds its usefulness for modern readers. References are geared up through writer and cross-indexed via species, county, key be aware, and 12 months of ebook. keyword phrases akin to habit, conservation, distribution, migration, nesting, plumage, and taxonomy were assigned to every access to mirror the first subject or topic of the Oregon fabric of the reference. A gazetteer identifies localities pointed out within the annotations.This bibliography is a useful new source for pro and trained beginner ornithologists, flora and fauna managers, ecologists, ordinary historians, librarians, and somebody attracted to birds within the Pacific Northwest. Its references will provide researchers a base for destiny reports and make allowance readers a glimpse of an prior, golden period in ornithology.
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Extra resources for An annotated bibliography of Oregon bird literature published before 1935
I am indebted to the staffs of the University of Oregon and Oregon State University libraries, and regret that I cannot acknowledge them all by name. Three people in particular who have helped me considerably are Joanne Halgren of the University of Oregon's Knight Library interlibrary loan service, and Isabel Sterling and Bradley Wycoff of the University of Oregon's Science Library. Range Bayer, Alan Contreras, my wife, Margaret Hadaway, and my children, Jessica and Andy Jobanek, have offered encouragement and support.
L. Finley. Key word: ornithologists 38 Anonymous 1903. Joint meeting of the American Ornithologists' Union and the Cooper Ornithological Club of California. Condor 5:108109. Remarks that "the Saturday morning session [16 May 1903] was occupied largely by Mr. Wm. L. Finley's 'Oregon Birds Caught with a Camera,' illustrated with superb lantern slides, from photographs taken by Messrs. ] Bohlman and Finley. In point of interest and value this set has never been surpassed. " Key word: ornithologists 39 Anonymous 1909.
Oregon Naturalist 3:147. A. Stuhr, "the bird man of Portland," has 4 live American Crows, 3 of which are "almost entirely white," taken from a nest in Lane Co. See Stuhr, 1896, Three albino crows (#1781). Key words: nesting, plumage 22 Anonymous 1896. ] Oregon Naturalist 3:157. Released on Canyon Creek by the John Day River, Grant Co. The species of quail is not indicated. Key word: introduction 23 Anonymous 1896. A white chipmunk. Oregon Naturalist 3:158. Mentions that white American Crows and "blackbirds" have been taken in Oregon.