William John Swainson

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William John Swainson

William John Swainson (October 8, 1789 – December 6, 1855), English ornithologist, ichthyologist, malacologist and entomologist.

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1820-1823[edit]

  • Swainson, W.J. 1820–1823. Zoological Illustrations, or original figures and descriptions of new, rare, or interesting animals, selected chiefly from de classes of Ornithology, Entomology and Conchology, and arranged on the principles of Cuvier and other modern Zoologists. Vol.1 BHL: i-ix, pl., text 1-66, index. 1820-1821 Vol.2 BHL: pl., text 67-119, index. 1821-1822 Vol.3 BHL: v-x, pl., text 120-182, index. 1822-1823 Baldwin, Cradock & Joy. London. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.42279Reference page

1824[edit]

  • Swainson, W.J., 1824. An Inquiry into the Natural Affinites of the Lanidae, or Shrikes; preceded by some Observations on the present state of Ornithology in this Country. Zoological Journal Vol.1:289-307. From March, 1824, to January, 1825. London. BHL Reference page

1825[edit]

  • Swainson, W.J., 1825. The characters and descriptions of several Birds belonging to the genus Thamnophilus. Zoological Journal Vol.2 Art.11:84-93. From January, 1825, to April, 1826. London. BHL Reference page
  • Swainson, W.J., 1825. On two new Genera of Birds, Formicivora and Drymophila, with descriptions of several species. Zoological Journal Vol.2 Art.17:145-154. From January, 1825, to April, 1826. London. BHL Reference page

1826[edit]

  • Swainson, W.J. 1826. On the Tyrant Shrikes of America. The Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature and the Arts. Royal Institution of Great Britain. London. 20 no.40: 267–285 BHL Reference page

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1831[edit]

  • Swainson, W.J. Northern Zoology. Part II Aves. In: Swainson, W.J. & Richardson, J. 1831. Fauna boreali-americana, or, The zoology of the northern parts of British America: containing descriptions of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions, under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R.N. Part Second, The Birds. pp. 1–523. John Murray. London DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.39293 BHL Reference page

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1836[edit]

  • Swainson, W.J. 1836. On the natural history and classification of birds. The Cabinet Cyclopæedia. Natural History. Vol.1 365 pp. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman & John Taylor. London. BHLReference page

1837[edit]

  • Swainson, W. 1837. On the natural history and classification of birds. The Cabinet Cyclopæedia. Natural History. Vol.2: 398 pp. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman & John Taylor. London. BHL Reference page
  • Swainson, W. 1837. On the Natural History and Relationships of the Family of Cuculidae or Cuckoos, with a view to determine the series of their variation. Magazine of Zoology and Botany 1: 213–225, 430–437. BHL BHL Reference page

1838[edit]

  • Swainson, W.J. 1838. On the natural history and classification of fishes, amphibians, & reptiles, or monocardian animals. A. Spottiswoode, London 1: i–vi + 1–368. BHL. Reference page
  • Swainson, W.J. 1838. Animals in menageries. In: Lardner, Dyonisius The Cabinet Cyclopæedia. Natural History. Part III. Two centenaries and a quarter of birds, either new, or hitherto imperfectly described: 281–361. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman & John Taylor. London. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.41853 BHL Reference page

1839[edit]

  • Swainson, W.J. 1839. The natural history and classification of fishes, amphibians, & reptiles, or monocardian animals. Spottiswoode & Co.: London. vol. 2: i–vi + 1–448. BHL Reference page

1840[edit]


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