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Kingfishers, bee-eaters & rollers : a handbook

Author: C H Fry; Kathie Fry; Alan Harris
Publisher: London : Christopher Helm : A & C Black, 2010.
Series: Helm identification guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dazzling in their beauty, many of the 123 species of kingfisher, bee-eater and roller are very poorly known. This reference provides a review of the group showing every species, all the main races and most sex and age variations. Text and plates are closely co-ordinated with emphasis on behaviour, field characters and identifcation. Colour maps showing breeding and wintering ranges are also included.
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Fry, C.H. (C. Hilary), 1937-
Kingfishers, bee-eaters and rollers.
London : Christopher Helm, 1999
(OCoLC)42136069
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C H Fry; Kathie Fry; Alan Harris
ISBN: 9781408135259 1408135256 128298618X 9781282986183 9781408134573 1408134578
OCLC Number: 705383096
Description: 1 online resource (324 pages) : color illustrations, color maps.
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Introduction --
Acknowledgements --
Explanation Of Plates, Maps And Text Characters And Relationships --
Food And Foraging --
Nesting --
Social And Breeding Behaviour --
Distribution And Derivation --
Island Rarities --
Colour Plates --
Systematic Section --
1 Celebes Green Kingfisher Actenoides Monachus --
2 Regent Kingfisher Actenoides Princeps --
3 Moustached Kingfisher Actenoides Bougainvillei --
4 Hombron'S Wood Kingfisher Actenoides Hombroni --
5 Spotted Wood Kingfisher Actenoides Lindsayi --
6 Rufous-Collared Kingfisher Actenoides Concretus --
7 Common Paradise Kingfisher Tanysiptera Galatea --
8 Numfor Paradise Kingfisher Tanysiptera Carolinae --
9 Aru Paradise Kingfisher Tanysiptera Hydrocharis --
10 Buff-Breasted Paradise Kingfisher Tanysiptera Sylvia --
11 Red-Breasted Paradise Kingfisher Tanysiptera Nympha --
12 Brown-Headed Paradise Kingfisher Tanysiptera Danae --
13 Lilac Kingfisher Cittura Cyanotis --
14 Hook-Billed Kingfisher Melidora Macrorrhina --
15 Shovel-Billed Kingfisher Clytoceyx Rex --
16 Banded Kingfisher Lacedo Pulchella --
17 Rufous-Bellied Kookaburra Oacelo Gaudichaud --
18 Spangled Kookaburra Oacelo Tyro --
19 Blue-Winged Kookaburra Oacelo Leachii --
20 Laughing Kookaburra Oacelo Novaeguineae --
21 White-Rumped Kingfisher Halcyon Fulgida --
22 Stork-Billed Kingfisher Halcyon Capensis --
23 Celebes Stork-Billed Kingfisher Halcyon Melanorhyncha --
24 Brown-Winged Kingfisher Halcyon Amauroptera --
25 Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon Coromanda --
26 White-Breasted Kingfisher Halcyon Smyrnensis --
27 Java Kingfisher Halcyon Cyanoventris --
28 Chocolate-Backed Kingfisher Halcyon Badia --
29 Black-Capped Kingfisher Halcyon Pileata --
30 Grey-Headed Kingfisher Halcyon Leucocephala --
31 Brown-Hooded Kingfisher Halcyon Albiventris --
32 Striped Kingfisher Halcyon Chelicuti --
33 Blue-Breasted Kingfisher Halcyon Malimbica --
34 Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon Senegalensis --
35 African Mangrove Kingfisher Halcyon Senegaloides --
36 Black-Sided Kingfisher Halcyon Nigrocyanea --
37 Winchell'S Kingfisher Halcyon Winchelli --
38 Moluccan Kingfisher Halcyon Diops --
39 Lazuli Kingfisher Halcyon Lazuli --
40 Forest Kingfisher Halcyon Macleayii --
41 New Britain Kingfisher Halcyon Albonotata --
42 Ultramarine Kingfisher Halcyon Leucopygia --
43 Chestnut-Bellied Kingfisher Halcyon Farquhari --
44 Lesser Yellow-Billed Kingfisher Halcyon Torotoro --
45 Mountain Yellow-Billed Kingfisher Halcyon Megarhyncha --
46 Sombre Kingfisher Halcyon Funebris --
47 Mangrove Kingfisher Halcyon Chloris --
48 Micronesian Kingfisher Halcyon Cinnamomina --
49 Beach Kingfisher Halcyon Saurophaga --
50 Sacred Kingfisher Halcyon Sancta --
51 Timor Kingfisher Halcyon Australasia --
52 Red-Backed Kingfisher Halcyon Pyrrhopygia --
53 Pacific Kingfisher Halcyon Tuta --
54 Tahiti Kingfisher Halcyon Venerata --
55 Niau Kingfisher Halcyon Gertrudae --
56 Marquesas Kingfisher Halcyon Godeffroyi --
57 African Dwarf Kingfisher Ceyx Lecontei --
58 African Pygmy Kingfisher Ceyx Pictus --
59 Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher Ceyx Erithacus --
60 Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher Ceyx Melanurus --
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Series Title: Helm identification guides.
Other Titles: Kingfishers, bee-eaters and rollers
Responsibility: C. Hilary Fry and Kathie Fry ; illustrated by Alan Harris.

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