Hans von Berlepsch

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Hans von Berlepsch

Count Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig von Berlepsch (29 July 1850 – 27 February 1915) was a German ornithologist.

Berlepsch studied zoology at the University of Halle. He used his inherited wealth to sponsor bird collectors in South America, including Jan Kalinowski and Hermann von Ihering. His collection of 55,000 birds was sold to the Senckenberg Museum at Frankfurt on Main after his death.

Species commemorating Berlepsch include Berlepsch's six-wired bird-of-paradise, and Berlepsch's tinamou.

External links

  • Biography (in German), Biography (in English),
  • "Science team finds 'lost world'". BBC News. 2006-02-07. Retrieved 2008-08-08. 

Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hans_von_Berlepsch&oldid=753205568"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_von_Berlepsch
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Hans von Berlepsch"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA