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Henry Eeles Dresser ( – 28 November 1915) was an English businessman and ornithologist.
Henry Dresser was born in Thirsk where his father was the manager of the bank set up by his grandfather.
Brooks (Certhia Hodgsoni, Sitta Cashmirensis, Dumeticola major, Horites [sic] Pallidus, Phylloscopus Tytleri, Motacilla Cashmirensis, and Alauda Guttata).
Authorship of new names proposed in papers by Whistler & Kinnear, entitled 'The Vernay Scientific Survey of the Eastern Ghats (Ornithological section)', during 1930–1937.
Whilst he was in Finland in 1858 he discovered breeding Waxwings and was the first English person to collect their eggs bringing fame among English ornithologists, most of whom were egg and skin collectors.
He served on the committee of the Northern Transvaal Ornithological Society (now Pretoria Bird Club) during 19.
In 1998 Dieter took up the post of Ringing Coordinator with SAFRING.
Henry Dresser senior purchased a large timber sawmill business, the Lancaster Mills, near Musquash in New Brunswick in 1848.
Henry Eeles Dresser was the eldest son of Henry Dresser and Eliza Ann Garbutt; he had five sisters and three brothers.Dresser's father left Thirsk in 1840–41 to become a bank manager in Leeds before moving south to set up business as a commission merchant in the Baltic timber business in London in 1846.