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Friedmann, Herbert 1900-1987

Overview
Works: 197 works in 538 publications in 1 language and 6,967 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  Folklore  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: Q11, 598.8
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Most widely held works about Herbert Friedmann
 
Most widely held works by Herbert Friedmann
The symbolic goldfinch, its history and significance in European devotional art. 157 illustrations by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

21 editions published between 1194 and 1990 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A further contribution to knowledge of the host relations of the parasitic cowbirds by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The natural-history background of camouflage by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

19 editions published between 1942 and 1944 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parasitic weaverbirds by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of the parasitic weaverbirds is an entity in itself, complete as far as available permit. It is also a part of a general survey of the problem of avian brood parasitism, in the course of which, besides many families of parasitic birds wre issued by the author on cowbirds (1929), on African cuckoos (1946), and on honey-guides (1955). To complete the series the author hopes to eventually publish a comprehensive comparative and interpretive summation of the biological aspects of the subject
The honey-guides by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

9 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The honey-guides are a small family of picarian birds related to the barbets, the woodpeckers, and the toucans. The family contains eleven species classified in four genera. All but two of these species are found only in African south of the Sahara -- the two exceptions are Asiatic in dstribution, one in the Himalayas, and one in Burma, Siam, Malay, Sumatra, and Borneo
The cowbirds : a study in the biology of social parasitism by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

8 editions published in 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evolutionary history of the avian genus Chrysococcyx by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

10 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genus Chrysococcyx is one of a number of genera of cuckoos that are brood parasites in their reproductive habits. Their phylogeny, differentiation, dispersal, and ethology -- all of which are reviewed in a comparative, yet detailed, way for the first time in this paper -- are of interest in themselves not only as a special "case history" in the development of parasitism, but also for the light they throw on the broad, general problems of evolution of parasitic reproduction in the cuckoos as a family and in birds in general
Host relations of the parasitic cowbirds by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1979 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowbirds are an ideal group in which to study the biology of brood parasitism; within the six included species there are displayed all stages of the development of this mode of reproduction ranging from that of the non-parasitic bay-wing through those of the completely parasitic screaming, shiny, brown-headed, bronzed, and giant cowbirds. The present report deals only with their host relationships, as this is the aspect of their biology in which our knowledge has shown the greatest increase since the author's discussion was published in 1929
Distributional check-list of the birds of Mexico by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

11 editions published between 1950 and 1957 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolutionary trends in the avian genus Clamator by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birds collected by the Childs Frick expedition to Ethiopia and Kenya colony by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

2 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bartolomé Bermejo's "Episcopal Saint" : a study in medieval Spanish symbolism (with eleven plates) by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirandolle's forest falcon (with two plates) by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

15 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Additional data on the host relations of the parasitic cowbirds by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birds collected by the Childs Frick expedition to Ethiopia and Kenya colony by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new heron and a new owl from Venezuela by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

6 editions published between 1948 and 1949 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forms of the black hawk-eagle (with one plate) by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

8 editions published between 1949 and 1950 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The problem of the Viduinae in the light of recent publications by Herbert Friedmann( Book )

6 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Friedmann, H.

Herbert Friedmann American ornithologist

Herbert Friedmann Amerikaans zoöloog (1900-1987)

Herbert Friedmann US-amerikanischer Ornithologe, zoologischer Kurator und Kunsthistoriker

Languages
English (186)