J. Lewis Bonhote

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John James Lewis Bonhote M.A., F.L.S., F.Z.S., M.B.O.U. (1875–1922) was an English ornithologist.

Bonhote was born in London and educated at Harrow School and Trinity College, Cambridge.[1] He was appointed private secretary to the Governor of the Bahamas in 1897, and was sub-director of the Zoological Gardens at Giza from 1913 to 1919. Bonhote was joint secretary (with Ernst Hartert) of the 4th International Ornithological Congress in London in 1905, secretary and treasurer of the Avicultural Society, secretary of the British Ornithologists' Union (1907–1913) and secretary-treasurer of the British Ornithologists' Club (1920–1922).

Works[edit]

  • Birds of Britain, 1907
  • Vigour and Heredity, 1915

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bonhote, J. Lewis (BNT893JL)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.