Nagamichi Kuroda

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Nagamichi Kuroda (黒田 長礼, Kuroda Nagamichi, 24 November 1889 – 16 April 1978) was a Japanese ornithologist. His works included Birds of the Island of Java (2 Volumes, 1933–36) and Parrots of the World in Life Colours (1975). He described the crested shelduck in 1917.[1]

He also worked on the distinction between the auks and petrels and the special characteristics of shearwaters that foraged underwater.[2][3]

Family[edit]

  • Father: Kuroda Nagashige (1867–1939)
  • Mother: Shimazu Kiyoko
  • Wife: Princess Kan'in Shigeko (1897–1991)
  • Children (all by Kan’in Shigeko):
    • Kuroda Nagahisa (1916–2009)
    • Masako married Maeda Toshitatsu
    • Mitsuko married Yamauchi Toyoaki

List of books available in English[edit]

  • Birds of the Island of Java (1933)
  • Passeres (1933)

A bibliography of the duck tribe, Anatidae, mostly from 1926 to 1940, exclusive of that of Dr. Phillips's work (1942)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2007) Species factsheet: Tadorna cristata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25 December 2007
  2. ^ Kuroda, N. 1953. On the skeletons of Puffinus nativitatus and Pagodroma nivea. Tori 13: 50-67.
  3. ^ Kuroda, N. 1983. Some osteological notes on Procellariiformes. Tori 32:41-61.
  4. ^ Kuroda, N. A bibliography of the duck tribe, Anatidae, mostly from 1926 to 1940, exclusive of that of Dr. Phillips's work. Herald Press.