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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)

    C. M. Perrins, J. Kikkawa, and W. J. Bock

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    Ducks, Geese, and Swans

    $200.00

    Janet Kear

    9780198546450
    Hardcover
    07 July 2005
    Bird Families of the World

    Cover for 9780198500643

    Grebes

    Podicipedidae

    $200.00

    Jon Fjeldså

    9780198500643
    Hardcover
    27 January 2005
    Bird Families of the World

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    Nightjars and their Allies

    The Caprimulgiformes

    $200.00

    D. T. Holyoak

    9780198549871
    Hardcover
    27 September 2001
    Bird Families of the World

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    Pelicans, Cormorants, and Their Relatives

    The Pelecaniformes

    $200.00

    J. Bryan Nelson

    9780198577270
    Hardcover
    23 March 2006
    Bird Families of the World

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    Ratites and Tinamous

    $200.00

    Stephen Davies

    9780198549963
    Hardcover
    18 July 2002
    Bird Families of the World

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    The Birds of Paradise

    Paradisaeidae

    $200.00

    Clifford B. Frith and Bruce M. Beehler

    9780198548539
    Hardcover
    10 September 1998
    Bird Families of the World

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    The Bowerbirds

    Ptilonorhynchidae

    $200.00

    Clifford B. Frith and Dawn W. Frith

    9780198548447
    Hardcover
    15 April 2004
    Bird Families of the World

    Cover for 9780198502135

    The Cuckoos

    $200.00

    Robert B. Payne

    9780198502135
    Hardcover
    15 September 2005
    Bird Families of the World

    Cover for 9780198546535

    The Hawaiian Honeycreepers

    Drepanidinae

    $200.00

    H. Douglas Pratt

    9780198546535
    Hardcover
    07 July 2005
    Bird Families of the World

    Cover for 9780198549819

    The Herons

    Ardeidae

    $200.00

    James A. Kushlan and James Hancock

    9780198549819
    Hardcover
    01 December 2005
    Bird Families of the World

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    Toucans, Barbets and Honeyguides

    $200.00

    Lester Short and Jennifer Horne

    9780198546665
    Hardcover
    17 January 2002
    Bird Families of the World

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