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Bird Families of the World RSS

Authoritative and accessible, each volume in this series of handbooks provides a fascinating synthesis of current knowledge on one bird family or several related families. Each volume features:

  • Six to ten chapters on the biology, feeding ecology, breeding behaviour, evolutionary relationships, and conservation of birds in the family
  • Specially commissioned colour plates by a leading artist, showing both sexes and juveniles of all species and many subspecies
  • Drawings illustrating anatomy and behaviour
  • Descriptions of each species individually,including appearance, weights, and measurements; field characters; voice; habitat and food; breeding behaviour; lifecycle; and range and status (with distribution map)

    "...enough to make any naturalist want to learn more..." - BBC Wildlife Magazine

    General Editors: C. M. Perrins, J. Kikkawa, and W. J. Bock

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    Cover for 9780198549819

    Herons

    £150.00

    James A. Kushlan, James A. Hancock, David Thelwell

    9780198549819
    Hardback
    14 July 2005
    Bird Families of the World

    Cover for 9780198577270

    Pelicans, Cormorants, and their Relatives

    Pelecanidae, Sulidae, Phalacrocoracidae, Anhingidae, Fregatidae, Phaethontidae

    £150.00

    J. Bryan Nelson

    9780198577270
    Hardback
    26 January 2006
    Bird Families of the World

    Cover for 9780198548447

    The Bowerbirds

    Ptilonorhynchidae

    £150.00

    Clifford Frith, Dawn Frith

    9780198548447
    Hardback
    26 February 2004
    Bird Families of the World

    Cover for 9780198502135

    The Cuckoos

    £150.00

    Robert B. Payne

    9780198502135
    Hardback
    14 July 2005
    Bird Families of the World

    Cover for 9780198500643

    The Grebes

    Podicipedidae

    £150.00

    Jon Fjeldså

    9780198500643
    Hardback
    11 November 2004
    Bird Families of the World

    Cover for 9780198546535

    The Hawaiian Honeycreepers

    Drepanidinae

    £150.00

    H. Douglas Pratt

    9780198546535
    Hardback
    12 May 2005
    Bird Families of the World

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