On a collection of birds made by Dr. Ernst Mayr in northern Dutch New Guinea by Ernst Hartert

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Published by British Museum (Natural History) in London .

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Other titlesNovitates zoologicae.
Statementby Ernst Hartert. My Dutch New Guinea expedition, 1928 / by Ernst Mayr. List of the birds collected by Ernst Mayr / by Ernst Hartert
ContributionsMayr, Ernst, 1904-2005, Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005, former owner, Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001, former owner
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], 18-128 pages ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25673451M
OCLC/WorldCa182580121

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Interview with biologist, Harvard emeritus professor of zoology and evolution expert Ernst Mayr, 97, who comments on his latest book, What Evolution Is, his background and his career; photo (M). In the South Pacific, principally New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, Dr. Mayr collected more than 3, birds from to (He had to live off the land, and every bird.

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Ernst Mayr has been universally acknowledged as the leading evolutionary biologist of the twentieth century. He earned his Ph.D. in ornithology at the age of 21 from the University of Berlin in During his tenure at the Berlin Museum, from toMayr led ornithological expeditions to Dutch New Guinea and German Mandated New Guinea.

Ernst Mayr was the second son of Helene Pusinelli and Dr. Otto Mayr. His father was a jurist (District Prosecuting Attorney at Würzburg)[4] but took an interest in natural history and took the children out on field trips.

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