By George A. Jobanek
This exhaustive, richly annotated source fills an immense hole in Oregon chook literature. George Jobanek has conscientiously searched dozens of early ornithological, clinical, and normal historical past journals and guides, from American box to Zoe, for files of Oregon birds. as a result of rarity of many references and their inaccessibility to so much 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. additionally, some of the annotations comprise bringing up of modern references.By in brief describing each one merchandise, Jobanek unearths its usefulness for modern readers. References are geared up through writer and cross-indexed by means of species, county, key observe, and 12 months of booklet. keywords resembling 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 worthy new source for pro and trained novice ornithologists, natural world managers, ecologists, normal historians, librarians, and someone attracted to birds within the Pacific Northwest. Its references will supply researchers a base for destiny experiences 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
Marion County. Oregon Sportsman 3:202203. Remarks upon the abundance of Ring-necked Pheasants in Marion Co. and Polk Co. " Key words: population, sport 79 Anonymous 1915. Mountain Quail doing well. Oregon Sportsman 3:209. , and "several pair" reported nesting in 1915 near the lake. " Key word: distribution 80 Anonymous 1916. Baldpate (Mareca americana). Birds and Nature 3:389. " Key word: distribution 81 Anonymous 1916. House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus frontalis). Birds and Nature 3:399. " Key word: distribution 82 Anonymous 1916.
Key word: introduction 16 Anonymous 1895. ] Oregon Naturalist 2:40. " Key word: distribution 17 Anonymous 1896. Ohio pheasantry. Forest and Stream 46:154. Quotes from the Crawford County [Ohio] News. " Key word: introduction 18 Anonymous 1896. ] Oregon Naturalist 3:60. While searching for nest material, a Western Bluebird became entangled in the horsehair of a Bullock's Oriole's nest and died. Found by S. Rey Stryker of Milwaukie, Clackamas Co. Key word: nesting 19 Anonymous 1896. ] Oregon Naturalist 3:120.
I am regrettably not a taxonomist, nor am I especially literate with the taxonomic literature, so knowledgeable readers will surely find errors; I just hope my sources, constantly at hand, have minimized these mistakes. I caution readers that nomenclature has changed markedly in the over 100 years covered by this bibliography. A good acquaintance with the species names used in Birds of Oregon will be helpful in discovering the early Page xi Oregon bird literature on your own. Other useful aids are Richard C.