Author:William Ruskin Butterfield

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William Ruskin Butterfield

English schoolteacher, ornithologist and curator of Hastings Museum


  • Butterfield, William Ruskin (1905). "Remarks upon some Theories in regard to the Migration of Birds". Novitates zoologicae 12: 15–20.  (external scan)
see also: J.A.A. (July 1905). "Butterfield on Migration". The Auk 22 (3): 325–328.  (JSTOR)
  • — (1906). A plea for the further recognition of subspecies in ornithology. London. 
  • — (1908). A list of books relating to British birds, published before the year 1815, from the library of W.H. Mullens. Occasional publication of the Hastings and St. Leonards Natural History Society. Hastings: F.J. Parsons. 
  • — (1910). Notes on Sussex pottery: With catalogue of examples exhibited at the Hastings Museum, during May, June, and July, 1910. Hastings: Hastings Corporation Museum. 
  • — (1911). A handbook to the collections contained in the Corporation Museum, Hastings. Hastings: F.J. Parsons. 
  • — with Davenport, Cyril (1913). Catalogue of an exhibition of British needlework from the 16th century onward: Held at the Hastings Museum from 24th October to 29th November 1913. Hastings: F.J. Parsons. 
  • — (c. 1935). History of the St. Clement's Caves, Hastings. Hasting. 

Contributions to The Auk[edit]

Contributions to The Zoologist[edit]

4th series, vol 1 (1897)[edit]

4th series, vol 2 (1898)[edit]

4th series, vol 3 (1899)[edit]

4th series, vol 4 (1900)[edit]

  • —. 'Occurrence of the Melodious Warbler in Sussex,' issue 713 (November), p. 518 (section 'Notes and Queries')
  • —. 'Great Skua (Megalestris catarrhactes) in Kent,' issue 713 (November), p. 521 (section 'Notes and Queries')

4th series, vol 5 (1901)[edit]

  • —. 'Occurrence of the Willow-Tit in Sussex, issue 715 (January), 'p. 29/30 (section 'Notes and Queries')
  • —. 'Breeding of the Blue-headed Wagtail in Sussex, issue 724 (October), 'p. 389 (section 'Notes and Queries')
  • —. 'Occurrence of the Broadbilled Sandpiper in Sussex,' issue 724 (October), p. 390 (section 'Notes and Queries')

4th series, vol 6 (1902)[edit]

  • —. 'Motacilla beema in Sussex,' in: issue 732 (June), p. 232 (section 'Notes and Queries')

About W.R. Butterfield[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1927.

The author died in 1935, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.