Author:William Yarrell

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William Yarrell
English zoologist, naturalist and bookseller.
William Yarrell



  • A History of British Fishes (1836)
  • A History of British Birds (1843)

Scientific Publications[edit]

  • Observations on the Tracheae of Birds, with Descriptions and Representations of several not hitherto figured. — Linn. Trans. 1827, 15. 378.
  • Description of a species of Tringa, killed in Cambridgeshire, new to England and Europe. — Linn. Trans. 16. 109.
  • On the Organs of Voice in Birds. — Linn. Trans. 16. 305.
  • On a new species of Wild Swan, taken in England, and hitherto confounded with the Hooper. — Linn. Trans. 16. 445.
  • Description of the Organs of Voice in a new species of Wild Swan (Cygnus buccinator, Richards.). — Linn. Trans. 17.
  • Descriptions of Three British Species of Freshwater Fishes, belonging to the genus Leuciscus of Klein. — Linn. Trans. 17. 5.
  • On the Habits and Structure of the Great Bustard (Otis tarda of Linnaeus). — Linn. Trans. 21. 155.
  • Notice of an Interwoven Mass of Filaments of Conferva fluviatilis of extraordinary size. — Proc. Linn. Soc. 1. 65.
  • On the Influence of the Sexual Organ in modifying External Character. — Journ. Linn. Soc. 1857, 1. 76-82.
  • On the Growth of the Salmon in Freshwater, with six coloured illustrations of the fish of the natural size. Oblong Folio. van Voorst, London, 1839.

Works about Yarrell[edit]

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