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Ewing, Thomas James (1855) List of the birds of Tasmania. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 3 (1). pp. 142-155.

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Abstract

Comprehensive list of the birds found in Tasmania noting who they have been classified and described by. They are listed by family, genera and species and the common names are noted. Thomas James Ewing (1813?-1882), was a Church of England clergyman who had strong scientific interests, especially in ornithology. Two species of birds were named after him.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 142-155
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to The Royal Society of Tasmania.

Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2014 23:55
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2014 23:55
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