This variation confused the early naturalists who described the white-backed and blue-backed species.
But even with the findings of generations of earlier naturalists to build on, the work was barely begun.
Like many early naturalists he spent his free time studying fossil mammals.
The early naturalists also killed birds and other wildlife for study, personal curio collections and museum pieces.
Wright was an early 1900's naturalist who was dedicated to preserving the area.
He also published many articles on the history of early American naturalists.
It was called the "butter-coloured fly" by early British naturalists.
The school was originally endowed in 1728, under the will of the grandfather of Gilbert White, the early naturalist.
John Templeton (1766-1825) was an early Irish naturalist and botanist.
In common with other early naturalists Liinaeus followed the classical tradition.