The Pine-grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator) inhabits the coniferzone of both the Old and the New Worlds, seeking, in Europe and probably elsewhere, a lower latitude as winter approaches - often journeying in large flocks; stragglers have occasionally reached the British Islands (Yarrell, Br.
Yarrell, " Observations on the tracheae of Birds," Trans.
The year 1837 saw the beginning of two remarkable works by Macgillivray and Yarrell respectively, and each entitled A History of British Birds.
Yarrell in 1829, and published with elaborate figures in its Transactions (xvi.
Yarrell states that formerly the Thames alone supplied from i,000,000 to 1,200,000 lamperns annually, but their number has so much fallen off that, for instance, in 1876 only 40,000 were sold to the codfishers.
Cit., p. 80) William Yarrell communicated to that body a complete description of it, which was afterwards published in full with an excellent portrait (Trans.
Short to the effect that he had seen two living, and that all Yarrell had said was substantially correct, except underrating its progressive powers.
Hist., p. 116, London, 1799), but only partially, and it was Yarrell who, in 1829 (Zool.
Str.) Yarrell and Dolichorhynchus Willey.
- Amphioxus lanceolatus, Yarrell (Branchiostoma lubricum, Coste).
Lankester, "Contributions to the Knowledge of Amphioxus lanceolatus (Yarrell)," op. cit., xxix.