Guide to the Gallery of Birds in the Department of Zoology of the British Museum (Natural History) (Classic Reprint)
A Paperback edition by British Museum in English (Feb 5, 2019)
Excerpt from Guide to the Gallery of Birds in the Department of Zoology of the British Museum (Natural History)
This Guide to the Bird Gallery has been prepared by Mr. W. R. Ogilvie-Grant, Assistant in the Zoological Department. He has also carried out the arrangement of the Bird Gallery in its present form. The visitor should notice that at the side of each recess in the gallery the common names of the kinds of birds there exhibited are displayed in large capitals, whilst a label is placed on the glass front of each case showing the common name of any specially interesting or well-known bird which is near the label. Further, every specimen has now attached to its stand, not only its name but a number which is a reference-number for the guide. The long explanatory labels affixed to the special cases of nesting-birds are reproduced in the present guide. The cases of this series and the explanatory labels are numbered, so that for every specimen which the visitor sees in the gallery there is an appropriate paragraph in the guide, which may be found by merely looking up the number.
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Guide to the Gallery of Birds in the Department of Zoology of the British Museum (Natural History) (Classic Reprint) Paperback edition by British Museum