Eugene W. Oates
Eugene William Oates
|Died||16 November 1911 (aged 65)|
|Education||Sydney College, Bath|
Oates was born in Sicily and educated in Bath, England. For a time he attended Sydney College, Bath and later under private tutors. He was a civil servant in the Public Works Department in India and Burma from 1867 to 1899. He retired to England, where he compiled a catalogue of the birds' eggs in the Natural History Museum, and served as secretary of the British Ornithologists' Union from 1898 to 1901.
- Oates, E.W. (1883). A handbook to the birds of British Burmah including those found in the adjoining state of Karennee. Vol II. R.H. Porter, London.
- Oates, E.W. (1888). On the Indian and Burmese Scorpions of the Genus Isometrus, with Description of Three new Species. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, vol.iii, p. 244-250
- Oates, E.W. (1899). A manual of the Game Birds of India. Vol. II, p. 139-146. Cambridge: Bombay.
- Oates, E.W. & Blanford, W.T. (1889–98). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. (birds). 4 vols. Taylor & Francis, London.
- Anon. (1912). "Obituary: Eugene William Oates". Ibis. 54 (2): 342. doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.1912.tb05299.x.
- Anonymous 1908 Jubilee Supplement Ibis
- Sharpe, R. Bowdler (1890). "Notes on Oates's birds of India". Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society. 5: 167–305.
- Sir Norman Lockyer (1912). Nature. Macmillan Journals Limited. p. 118.
- Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. ("Oates, E.W.", p. 193).
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