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Author: Jerdon, T. C. (Thomas Claverhill), 1811-1872
Subject: Birds -- India
Publisher: Calcutta : Printed for the Author by the Military Orphan Press
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Call number: b1138411
Digitizing sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor: American Museum of Natural History Library
Collection: biodiversity; americanmuseumnaturalhistory; americana
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Subject: A classic
Jerdon was one of those typical Victorian physicians with an interest in birds. Influenced by Swainson's quinarian classification and a keen member of the scholarly societies but working from India, collecting the local names for birds and documenting them. His work is a classic that every ornithologist in India has to review.