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The complete guide to Antarctic wildlife : birds and marine mammals of the Antarctic continent and the Southern Ocean

Author: Hadoram Shirihai; Brett Jarrett; John Cox; Guy M Kirwan
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The complete guide to Antarctic Wildlife features 35 color plates and more than 920 color photographs; illustrates and maps the distribution of all of the regions's breeding birds and mammals; includes information on many nonbreeders, migrants, and vagrants; features expert text reflecting recent advances in taxonomy; covers all of the subantarctic islands as well as Antarctica's regularly visited sites; and offers  Read more...
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Shirihai, Hadoram.
Complete guide to Antarctic wildlife.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)656213135
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hadoram Shirihai; Brett Jarrett; John Cox; Guy M Kirwan
ISBN: 9780691136660 0691136661
OCLC Number: 181142142
Awards: Winner of Birdwatch Bird Book of the Year 2002.
Description: 544 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Synopsis of the region --
Species Accounts: Birds --
Marine Mammals --
Regional descriptions --
Other Regions and Islands --
Gateways to the Antarctic: pelagic and other birds and marine mammals in southern South America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand Ushuaia, the Beagle Channel and sea area south of Tierra del Fuego.
Other Titles: Antarctic wildlife
Birds and marine mammals of the Antarctic continent and the Southern Ocean
Responsibility: Hadoram Shirihai ; illustrated by Brett Jarrett ; with additional plates by John Cox ; edited by Guy M. Kirwan.
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A guide to the birds and marine mammals of the vast and beautiful Antarctic region. This title covers Antarctica, the southern ocean, and the subantarctic islands. It illustrates the region's  Read more...

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