1862 in birding and ornithology
|Years in birding and ornithology:||1859 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865|
|Centuries:||18th century · 19th century · 20th century|
|Decades:||1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s|
|Years:||1859 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865|
- Alfred Newton published A list of the birds of Europe, a translation of the Aves section of Die wirbelthiere Europa's by Johann Heinrich Blasius.
- South Australian Institute Museum opens with Frederick George Waterhouse as Curator.
- Graceanna Lewis begins ornithological study at the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences.
- Ferdinand Stoliczka joins the Geological Survey of India becoming interested in birds two years later.
- Birds described in 1862 include American herring gull, slaty-backed forest falcon, Principe seedeater, yellow-throated spadebill, Réunion harrier, Wallace's fairywren,
- Publication of final volume of Monographie des picidées by Alfred Malherbe.
- Hermann Schlegel begins a vast work of 14 volumes Muséum d'histoire naturelle des Pays-Bas.
- John Gould The birds of Australia; Supplement 1851-69. 1 vol. 81 plates; Artists: J. Gould and H. C. Richter; Lithographer: H. C. Richter
- John Gould The birds of Asia; 1850-83 7 vols. 530 plates, Artists: J. Gould, H. C. Richter, W. Hart and J. Wolf; Lithographers:H. C. Richter and W. Hart
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