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Alfred Newton

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Alfred Newton
Alfred Newton (1890)
Nascimento 11 de junho de 1829
Morte 7 de junho de 1907 (77 anos)
Nacionalidade inglês
Cidadania Reino Unido da Grã-Bretanha e Irlanda
Alma mater Magdalene College, Cambridge
Ocupação ornitólogo, zoólogo
Prêmios Medalha Real (1900)
Empregador Universidade de Cambridge
Campo(s) Zoologia, ornitologia

Alfred Newton (Genebra, 11 de junho de 1829Cambridge, 7 de junho de 1907) foi um zoólogo e ornitologista inglês.


  • Newton A. 1861. Abstract of Mr J. Wolley's researches in Iceland respecting the Gare-Fowl or Great Auk (Alca impennis, Linn.) Ibis, Oct 1861.
  • Newton A. 1862. The zoology of ancient Europe. Cambridge Philosophical Society.
  • Newton A. 1864–1907. Ootheca Wolleyana: 1. An illustrated catalogue of the collection of birds' eggs formed by the late John Wolley 2. Eggs of the native birds of Britain and list of British birds, past and present.
    The first part was published in 1864; it was not until 1902 that Newton was able to resume the work and the next parts appeared in 1902, 1905 and 1907. The work is illustrated with colour lithographic plates and with black & white illustrations. Artists include Newton, Balcomb, Grönvold, M. Hanhart, J. Jury, and Joseph Wolf. Complete sets of the work are rare.
  • Newton A, Rev HB Tristram and Dr P.L. Sclater 1866. Report on the extinct birds of the Mascarene Islands. British Association.
  • Newton A and E. 1868. On the osteology of the Solitaire or Didine bird of the island of Rodriguez. Proc Royal Soc. 103.
  • Newton A. 1874. Manual of Zoology. SPCK, London.
  • Newton A and Parker W.K. 1875. Birds. Encyclopædia Brittanica, 9th ed.
  • Newton A. 1877. The Dodo. Encyclopædia Brittanica, 9th ed.
  • Newton A and E. 1880 [1881] List of the Birds of Jamaica. Handbook of Jamaica.
  • Newton A. 1880. Report on the practicability of establishing a 'Close Time' for the protection of indigenous animals, by a Committee appointed by the British Association, 1869-1880. British Association Reports, London.
  • Newton A. 1881. The Wild Birds' Protection Act 1880, with explanatory notes. London (Field Office) 1880. Quarterly Review, 151, 301, Jan 1881.
  • Newton A. 1884. Ornithology. Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed.
  • Newton A. (assisted by Hans Gadow, with contributions from Richard Lydekker, Charles S. Roy and Robert Shufeldt) 1893-96. A Dictionary of Birds. Reprinted in one volume (1088 pages) Black, London, 1896.
  • Newton A. et al 1896-1903. Bird migration in Great Britain and Ireland. Reports of the Committee... British Association.

Precedido por
William Carmichael McIntosh e George FitzGerald
Medalha Real
com Percy Alexander MacMahon
Sucedido por
William Edward Ayrton e William Thomas Blanford

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