Chandler Seymour Robbins (July 17, 1918 – March 20, 2017) was an American ornithologist. He was known for his works to the field include co-authorship of an influential field guide to birds, as well as organizing the North American Breeding Bird Survey.
Robbins was born in Belmont, Massachusetts. He was raised in Washington, D.C.. He studied at Harvard University and at George Washington University. Robbins died at his home in Laurel, Maryland on March 20, 2017 from respiratory failure, aged 98.
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- American Men & Women of Science: A Biographical Directory of Today's Leaders in Physical, Biological, and Related Sciences. Detroit, MI: Thomson/Gale. 2003. p. 219.
Other websites[change | change source]
- North American Breeding Bird Survey
- Ken Emerson, "Seen Any Warblers Lately", New York Times Magazine, 2 September 1990.
- Chandler Robbins—A Partial List of Publications, 1945–2005.
- Chandler Robbins, video interview with Sam Droege, on the bird migration card program
- Frances C. James, The Overall Contributions of Chandler S. Robbins to Ornithology and Bird Conservation in the Americas