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Catesby, Mark

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Ornithology; Botany. 1505 words.

Catesby, Mark (31 December 1682–23 December 1749), naturalist, botanist, and ornithologist, was born in Castle Hedingham, Essex, England, the son of John Catesby, a former town clerk,...

Hamilton, William John, Jr.

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Natural History; Mammalogy. 1136 words.

Hamilton, William John, Jr. (11 December 1902–17 July 1990), mammalogist, naturalist, and educator, was born in Corona, Queens, New York, the son of William John Hamilton and Charlotte...

MacGillivray, William (1796–1852), ornithologist and natural historian

Robert Ralph.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ornithology; Natural History. 936 words.

MacGillivray, William (1796–1852), ornithologist and natural historian, was born in Old Aberdeen on 25 January 1796. His father, also William (d. 1812), came from the Outer Hebrides and was...

Marler, Peter Robert (1928–2014), ethologist

Gregory Radick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Ornithology. 1263 words.

Marler, Peter Robert (1928–2014), ethologist, was born on 24 February 1928 at 4 Beaconsfield Place, Salt Hill, Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire, the elder son of Robert Arthur Marler...

Tate, George Henry Hamilton

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Mammalogy. 1148 words.

Tate, George Henry Hamilton (30 April 1894–24 December 1953), mammalogist and naturalist, was born in London, England, the son of Septimus George Tate, a railroad administrator, and...