Andrew Garrett (explorer)
Andrew Garrett (1823–1887), was an American explorer, naturalist and illustrator.Garret specialised in malacology and ichthyology. He spent much of his life in the South Seas. Between 1861 and 1885 he...
Pierre Denys de Montfort
Pierre Denys de Montfort, also sometimes spelled "Pierre Dénys de Montfort", (1766–1820) was a French naturalist, in particular a malacologist, remembered today for his pioneering inquiries into the e...
Adolph Nehrkorn
Adolph Nehrkorn (29 December 1841, in Riddagshausen, today part of Braunschweig - 8 April 1916, in Braunschweig) was a German ornithologist and collector of bird eggs.Adolph's father worked at the Abb...
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Dezallier d'Argenville
The family of Dezallier d'Argenville produced two writers and connoisseurs in the course of the 18th century. Antoine-Joseph Dezallier d'Argenville (Paris, 1 July 1680–29 November 1765), avoc...
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William John Burchell
William John Burchell (23 July 1781 Fulham, London - 23 March 1863 Fulham) was an English explorer, naturalist, traveller, artist and author. He was the son of Matthew Burchell, botanist and owner of...
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William Cooper (conchologist)
William Cooper (1798–1864) was an American naturalist, conchologist and collector.Cooper studied zoology in Europe from 1821 to 1824, and afterwards travelled to Nova Scotia, Kentucky and the Bahamas ...
Walter Goodfellow
Walter Goodfellow (1866–1953) was a British zoological collector and ornithologist.
Goodfellow began his career as a wildlife collector by collecting specimens for museums, but later concentrated ...
Sidney William Jackson
Sidney William Jackson (12 June 1873 – 30 September 1946) was an Australian naturalist and field ornithologist with a special interest in oology, who was also a skilled photographer and taxidermist.
John Gould
John Gould FRS (/ɡuːld/; 14 September 1804 – 3 February 1881) was an English ornithologist and bird artist. He published a number of monographs on birds, illustrated by plates that he produced wi...
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Francis Charles Robert Jourdain
The Reverend Francis Charles Robert Jourdain M.A., F.Z.S., M.B.O.U. (4 March 1865 – 27 February 1940), was a notable British amateur ornithologist and oologist. He was primarily known for his extensi...
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Henry Baker Tristram
The Reverend Henry Baker Tristram FRS (11 May 1822 – 8 March 1906) was an English clergyman, Biblical scholar, traveller and ornithologist. As a parson-naturalist he was an early acceptor of Darwinism...
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Alfred Marshall Bailey
Alfred Marshall Bailey (February 18, 1894 – February 25, 1978) was an American ornithologist who was associated with the Denver Museum of Natural History (now the Denver Museum of Nature and Science)i...
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Louis Fraser
Louis Fraser (1810–1866?) was a British zoologist and collector. In his early years Fraser was Curator of the Museum of the Zoological Society of London.Little is known about his early life. He marrie...
Chinese White Pine
Pinus armandii (family Pinaceae), the Chinese white pine, is a species of pine native to China, occurring from southern Shanxi west to southern Gansu and south to Yunnan, with outlying populations in ...
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John Whitehead (explorer)
John Whitehead (30 June 1860 – 2 June 1899) was an English explorer, naturalist and professional collector of bird specimens.Whitehead travelled in Malacca, North Borneo, Java, and Palawan between 188...
Edgar Chance
Edgar Percival Chance (1881–1955) was a British businessman, ornithologist and oologist who amassed a collection of 25,000 birds' eggs. He is noted for his pioneering studies on the parasitic breeding...
Annie Meinertzhagen
Annie Meinertzhagen (2 June 1889 – 6 July 1928) was a British amateur ornithologist whose main contributions to knowledge about birds concerned waders, ducks and bird migration. She married fellow orn...
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François Levaillant
François Levaillant (later in life as Le Vaillant, "The Valiant") (6 August 1753 – 22 November 1824) was a French author, explorer, naturalist, zoological collector, and noted ornithologist. He descri...
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Edgar Albert Smith
Edgar Albert Smith (29 November 1847 London - 22 July 1916, Acton) was a British zoologist, a malacologist.His father was the Frederick Smith, a well-known entomologist, and Assistant Keeper of Zoolog...
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William Turton
William Turton (21 May 1762 – 28 December 1835) was a British naturalist.Turton was born at Olveston, Gloucestershire and was educated at Oriel College, Oxford. He commenced in practice at Swansea, bu...
Nikolay Przhevalsky
Nikolay Mikhaylovich Przhevalsky (Russian: Никола́й Миха́йлович Пржева́льский; April 12 [O.S. March 31] 1839 – November 1 [O.S. October 20] 1888) was a Russian ...
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Emin Pasha
Mehmed Emin Pasha (born Isaak Eduard Schnitzer, baptized Eduard Carl Oscar Theodor Schnitzer; March 28, 1840 – October 23, 1892) was an Ottoman-German physician, naturalist, and governor of the Egypti...
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Christian Ludwig Brehm
Christian Ludwig Brehm (24 January 1787 – 23 June 1864) was a German pastor and ornithologist. He was the father of Alfred Brehm.Brehm was born near Gotha, and studied at the University of Jena. In 18...
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David William Mitchell
David William Mitchell (1813–1859) was an English zoologist and illustrator.
Mitchell was born in Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire. He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford, in 1836.Residing in ...
Buddleia
Buddleja, or Buddleia /ˈbʌdliːə/ (also historically given as Buddlea) commonly known as the butterfly bush is a genus comprising over 100 species of flowering plants endemic to Asia, Africa, and the A...
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Emanuel Mendez da Costa
Emanuel Mendez da Costa (June 5, 1717 – May 31, 1791) was an English botanist, naturalist, philosopher, and collector of valuable notes and of manuscripts, and of anecdotes of the literati.
Da Cos...
Dudley Le Souef
William Henry Dudley Le Souef (1856-1923) was a founding member and founding Secretary of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union (RAOU) in 1901, also serving as President of that body 1907-1909. ...
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Armand David
Father Armand David (27 September 1826 Ezpeleta –10 November 1900 in Paris), also known in common names by the French Père David, was a Lazarist missionary Catholic priest as well as a zoologist...
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