- Frank Ludlow
OBE(1885-27 March 1972) was an English officer stationed in the British Mission at Lhasaand a naturalist. He was born in Chelsea, Londonand studied at West Somerset County School and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.Stearn, WT (1974) Obituaries: Frank Ludlow. Ibis 116(2):234.] Ludlow received a bachelor of arts from Cambridge in the natural science in 1908. During this time he studied botany under Professor Marshal Ward, father of Frank Kingdon-Ward. He taught at Sind College Karachi(where he became vice principal and professor of biology and lecturer in English). During World War I he was commissioned into the Ninety-seventh Indian Infantry and after the war he went into the Indian Education Service. In 1927 he retired to Srinagar, Kashmir and travelled extensively in the Himalayas including Tibetand Kashmir. In 1929 he met George Sheriff while staying in Kashgar with the consul general Williamson. He later took charge of the British Mission in Lhasa from 1942-43. During his time in Indiahe studied natural history and collected birds and botanical specimens. He made expeditions to parts of the Himalayas and Tibet along with George Sheriff(1898-1967). [Fletcher,HR (1975) A quest for flowers: the plant explorations of Frank Ludlow and George Sherriff told from their diaries and other occasional writings. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.]
He collected nearly 7000 bird specimens which are now in the
Natural History Museum. [Warr, F. E. 1996. Manuscripts and Drawings in the ornithology and Rothschild libraries of The Natural History Museum at Tring. BOC.] The species " Alcippe ludlowi" [Kinnear,NB (1935) BBOC 55(386):134-135] , " Bhutanitis ludlowi" and several other taxa including a subspecies of hedgehog (originally described as "Paraechinus ludlowi" Thomas) " Paraechinus aethiopicus ludlowi" Thomas from Hit, Iraq are named after him. [Hatt, R. T. 1959 The mammals of Iraq. Museum of Zoology, Univ. of Michigan No. 106. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/56350] [Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 26 (1919):748.] are named after him.
* Ludlow, F. (1920) Notes on the nidification of certain birds in Ladak. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 27: 141-146.
* Ludlow,F (1940) The Long-tailed Duck ("Clangula hyemalis") in Kashmir. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 41(3):666.
* Ludlow,F (1915) Mallard breeding in the Karachi Zoo. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 23(3):584.
* Ludlow,F (1945) The Persian Ground Chough ("Podoces pleskei"). J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 45(2):233-234.
* Ludlow,F (1945) The Whooper Swan ("Cygnus cygnus"). J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 45(3):421.
* Ludlow,F (1934) Catching of Chikor ["Alectoris graeca chukar" (Gray)] in Kashmir. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 37(1):222
* Ludlow,F (1928) Dongtse, or stray bird notes from Tibet. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 33(1):78-83.
* Ludlow,F (1916) Breeding of the Marbled Teal "Marmaronetta angustirostris" and other birds at Sonmeani, Baluchistan. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 24(2):368-369.
*Ludlow,F; Kinnear,NB (1937) The birds of Bhutan and adjacent territories of Sikkim and Tibet. Ibis 14 1(1):1-46.
*Ludlow,F; Kinnear,NB (1937) The birds of Bhutan and adjacent territories of Sikkim and Tibet. Part II. Ibis 14
*Ludlow,F; Kinnear,NB (1937) The birds of Bhutan and adjacent territories of Sikkim and Tibet. Ibis 14 1(1), 1-46.1(2):249-293.
*Ludlow,F; Kinnear,NB (1937) The birds of Bhutan and adjacent territories of Sikkim and Tibet. Part III. Ibis 14 1(3):467-504.
*Ludlow,F; Kinnear,NB (1933) A contribution to the ornithology of Chinese Turkestan. Part I. Ibis 13 3(2):240-259.
*Ludlow,F; Kinnear,NB (1933) A contribution to the ornithology of Chinese Turkestan. Part II. Ibis 13 3(3):440-473.
*Ludlow,F (1928) Birds of the Gyantse neighbourhood, southern Tibet. Ibis 12 4(2):211-232.
*Ludlow,F; Kinnear,NB (1934) A contribution to the ornithology of Chinese Turkestan. Part IV. Ibis 13 4(1), 95-125.
*Ludlow,F; Kinnear,NB (1940) Systematic notes on Indian birds - V. Ibis, 14 4(1):147-150.
*Ludlow,F; Kinnear,NB (1944) The birds of South-Eastern Tibet. Ibis 86(1):43-86.
*Ludlow,F; Kinnear,NB (1944) The birds of South-Eastern Tibet. Ibis 86(2):176-208.
*Ludlow,F; Kinnear,NB (1944) The birds of South-Eastern Tibet. Ibis 86(3):348-389.
*Ludlow,F (1950) The birds of Lhasa. Ibis 92(1):34-45.
*Ludlow,F (1951) The birds of Kongbo and Pome, South-East Tibet. Ibis 93(4):547-578.
*Ludlow,F; Kinnear,NB (1933) A contribution to the ornithology of Chinese Turkestan. Part III. Ibis, 13(3):658-694.
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