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Birds of New Guinea

Author: Thane K PrattBruce McP BeehlerK David BishopBrian J CoatesJared M DiamondAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2015]
Series: Princeton field guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This is the completely revised edition of the essential field guide to the birds of New Guinea. The world's largest tropical island, New Guinea boasts a spectacular avifauna characterized by cassowaries, megapodes, pigeons, parrots, cuckoos, kingfishers, and owlet-nightjars, as well as an exceptionally diverse assemblage of songbirds such as the iconic birds of paradise and bowerbirds. Birds of New Guinea is the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pratt, Thane K.
Birds of New Guinea.
(DLC) 2014009192
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thane K Pratt; Bruce McP Beehler; K David Bishop; Brian J Coates; Jared M Diamond; Mary Lecroy; John Anderton; James Coe; Dale A Zimmerman
ISBN: 1400865115 9781400865116
OCLC Number: 894139572
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Previous edition by Bruce M. Beehler, Thane K. Pratt, and Dale A. Zimmerman.
Includes index.
Awards: Short-listed for Birdbooker Report Best Bird Book of the Year 2014
Description: 1 online resource (528 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. How to Use This Book; 3. New Guinea Natural History; 4. In the Field in Search of Birds; Selected References; Web Sources; Plates; Species Accounts; Index.
Series Title: Princeton field guides.
Responsibility: Thane K. Pratt and Bruce M. Beehler ; with editorial contributions by K. David Bishop, Brian J. Coates, Jared M. Diamond, and Mary LeCroy ; illustrated by John C. Anderton and Szabolcs Kokay and James Coe and Dale Zimmerman.
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One of the Birdbooker Report's Best Bird Books of 2014 "A must have for birders with an interest in the region!"--Ian Paulsen, Birdbooker Report "This is an excellent book and will serve travelling Read more...

 
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