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Bird, C. D.

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First Name(s)Charles Durham "Charley" OccupationProfessor of Botany Emeritus, University of Calgary Wikidatahttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q21506136

Title Dr. Name Bird, C. D. First Name(s) Charles Durham "Charley" Surname Bird Occupation Professor of Botany Emeritus, University of Calgary Description

Exerpt from: Riegert, Paul W. Entomologists of Alberta. Entomological Society of Canada, 1989.


Being the son of an entomologist, Charley developed a keen interest in nature at an early age. His first job in…

Exerpt from: Riegert, Paul W. Entomologists of Alberta. Entomological Society of Canada, 1989.


Being the son of an entomologist, Charley developed a keen interest in nature at an early age. His first job in professional entomology was summer work with the northern insect survey (1950 - 1953) and with Forest Entomology (1964 -1965). In the summers as well as obtaining his two post-graduate degrees- the theses research comprised ecological vegetation changes related to waterfowl habitat- he worked for the Canadian Wildlife Service. Charley joined the Department of Biology, University of Calgary, as a Professor of Botany in 1962; here he remained until he retired. Although his contribution to science has mainly been in botany, specifically bryology, he has also published extensively on birds, reptiles, butterflies and skippers, thus adding materially to our knowledge of the natural history of Alberta. He was an excellent teacher, herbarium curator, educational advisor, and editor. Although still active in natural history research, he is currently a rancher involved in improving methods of beef cattle production and range management.

Wikidata https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q21506136 LSID http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:author:87B63195-32B4-4FAF-8732-54242BF1FAA9

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"People Details - Bird, C. D., University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/11-408/9-430653. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Specimen Information

There are 33244 specimens related to this person.

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BIRD38047 - Xestia c-nigrum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2015-07-02

BIRD38048 - Cerastis salicarum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2015-05-09

BIRD38049 - Chersotis juncta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2015-07-02

BIRD38050 - Cryptocala acadiensis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2015-07-18

BIRD38053 - Lethocerus americanus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2015-07-11

BIRD38055 - Malachius aeneus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2015-04-10

BIRD38056 - Nicrophorus sayi

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2015-07-02

BIRD38057 - Nicrophorus investigator

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2015-07-02

BIRD38058 - Upis ceramboides

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2015-05-16

BIRD38063 - Anabolia bimaculata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2015-08-03

BIRD38064 - Anabolia bimaculata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2015-08-08

BIRD38072 - Erynnis persius

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rochon Sands Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2016-05-17

BIRD38073 - Coleotechnites blastovora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, J.J. Collett Natural Area Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2016-05-28

BIRD38074 - Polites peckius

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2016-05-29

BIRD38075 - Rheumaptera hastata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2016-05-29

BIRD38076 - Amblyscirtes vialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rochon Sands Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2016-06-03

BIRD38077 - Anacampsis niveopulvella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rochon Sands Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2016-06-10

BIRD38078 - Anacampsis niveopulvella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rochon Sands Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2016-06-10

BIRD38079 - Anacampsis niveopulvella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rochon Sands Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2016-06-10

BIRD38080 - Enodia anthedon

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2016-07-01

BIRD38089 - undetermined (Lepidoptera)

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Plateau Mountain Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2016-07-24