Silvia Stein von Spiess (1901-1993) – Ringing and early citizen science in 1930s Romania

By Ágota Ábrán, post-doctoral researcher at New Europe College In 1934, Silvia von Spiess, head of the ornithological section of the Royal Hunting Office of Romania, wrote the following in an article about looking for bird’s nests in the Danube Delta to ring chicks in the hunting magazine ‘Carpații’ (Carpathians): ‘The journey is interrupted inContinue reading “Silvia Stein von Spiess (1901-1993) – Ringing and early citizen science in 1930s Romania”

Women writing birds

by Clara Contreras Ameduri, postdoctoral researcher in literary ecocriticism, University of Extremadura Haz clic aquí para leerlo en español On January 21st, I was pleased to see my exhibition on Victorian women ornithologists published on Europeana. As a researcher in environmental humanities, I consider the nineteenth century a particularly fascinating era. Despite being often rememberedContinue reading “Women writing birds”

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