1853 in birding and ornithology

Birds described in 1853 include white-thighed swallow, black oropendola, black-breasted barbet, butterfly coquette, carunculated caracara, Fraser's eagle-owl, oriole whistler, ornate flycatcher, Philippine megapode, three-wattled bellbird, yellow-breasted racket-tail

Years in birding and ornithology: 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856
Centuries: 18th century · 19th century · 20th century
Decades: 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
Years: 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856
The Mindanao bleeding-heart was described in 1853

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Ongoing events

  • 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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