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Hellmayr, C. E. (Carl Eduard)

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Personal name headingHellmayr, C. E. (Carl Eduard)
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Variant(s)Hellmayr, Carl Eduard
Hellmayr, Charles E.
Associated countryAustria
Associated placeChicago (Ill.)
Birth date1878-01-29
Death date1944-02-24
Place of birthVienna (Austria)
Place of deathOrselina (Switzerland)
AffiliationField Museum of Natural History
Profession or occupationOrnithologists
Found innuc87-132009: His Paridae, Sittidae und Certhiidae, 1965 (hdg. on ICF rept.: Hellmayr, Carl Eduard; usage: C.E. Hellmayr)
The birds of Chile, 1932: title page (Charles E. Hellmayr, associate curator of birds, Field Museum of Natural History)
Wikipedia, Jan. 7, 2020 (Carl Eduard Hellmayr (29 January 1878 in Vienna, Austria - 24 February 1944 in Orselina, Switzerland) was an Austrian ornithologist. Hellmayr was born in Vienna and studied at the University of Vienna, although he did not complete his degree. After his studies he worked in Vienna, Munich, Berlin, Paris, Tring (England), and Chicago; In 1922 he was made Curator in Zoology at the Field Museum in Chicago. He stayed there until 1931. His books included 13 of the 15 volumes of the Catalogue of Birds of the Americas (1918-1949); With Henry Boardman Conover he published The Birds of Chile. In 1931 Hellmayr went back to Vienna. After the Nazi takeover of Austria in 1938, he was arrested and briefly jailed ... After his release he emigrated with his wife to Switzerland)