Chapman, Frank Michler

Chapman, Frank Michler
born , June 12, 1864, Englewood, N.J., U.S.
died Nov. 15, 1945, New York, N.Y.

self-taught U.S. ornithologist.

He began his career at the American Museum of Natural History in 1887 and was curator of ornithology in 1908–42; his exhibits were some of the first to display birds in naturalistic settings. He founded and edited (1899–1935) the magazine Bird-Lore. Among his many important works are Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America (1895) and several on South American birds.

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  • Frank Michler Chapman — (* 12. Juni 1864 im heutigen West Englewood, Bezirk Teaneck, New Jersey; † 15. November 1945 in New York City) war ein amerikanischer Ornithologe, Autor und Bankier.[1] Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Eh …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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