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Department of Vertebrate Zoology

Division of Birds

Alexander Wetmore
Alexander Wetmore, 1900
Smithsonian Institution Archives
S. Dillon Ripley (1913-2001)

Secretary of the Smithsonian (1964-1984) . Expert in Indian Birds. Helped guide and expand the world conservation movement. Best known for publications "Synopsis of the Birds of India and Pakistan (1961), "Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan" (1968-1974). Member of the National Academy of Sciences.

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