Author:Henry Eliot Howard

Henry Eliot Howard

English amateur ornithologist, noted for being one of the first to describe territorial behaviours in birds in a detailed manner.



Journal publicationsEdit

Contributions to The ZoologistEdit

  • 1903: 'On Sexual Selection and the Aesthetic Sense in Birds,' in: The Zoologist, 4th series, vol. 7, p. 407–417. (external scan)

Works about HowardEdit


  • Review of parts 1 and 2 of The British Warblers in: British Birds, vol. II, no. 2 (July, 1908), p. 67/8.
  • "Howard's 'Territory in Bird Life'". W. S. The Auk, volume 38, issue 3 (July-September 1921), pp. 288-290.
  • "The New Study of Bird Behavior", Herbert Friedmann, Bird-Banding Vol. 1, No. 2 (Apr., 1930), pp. 61-66 (6 pages) "Being a review of H. Eliot Howard's An Introduction to the Study of Bird Behaviour..." (PDF)


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1927.

The author died in 1940, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.