Whose Bird? Men and women commemorated in the common names of birds
Have you ever wondered about the people commemorated in the names of many of our familiar bird species? Was Bonaparte's Gull names after Napoleon? Was the Pallas who named Pallas' Warbler the same individual as the discoverer of Pallas' Sandgrouse. This book answers these questions and many more in this potted biography of every individual who has given their name to a species.