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Owls of the world : their evolution, structure and ecology

Author: John A Burton; John Rignall; Philip John Kennedy Burton
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : A & W Visual Library, ©1973.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Owls of the world.
[New York, N.Y.] : A & W Visual Library, ©1973
(OCoLC)744522896
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Burton; John Rignall; Philip John Kennedy Burton
ISBN: 0891040196 9780891040194
OCLC Number: 2605995
Description: 216 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Part I --
Owls and men / John Sparks --
The origins of owls / C. A. Walker --
What makes an owl / Philip Burton --
Part II --
Barn and Bay owls: Tyto, Phodilus / Ian Prestt and Reginald Wagstaffe --
Fishing owls, Eagle owls and the Snowy owl: Ketupa, Scotopelia, Bubo, Nyctea / Michael Fogden --
Scops and Screech owls: Otus, Lophostrix / G. P. Hekstra --
Wood owls: Pulsatrix, Ciccaba, Strix, Rhinoptynx, Asio / Heimo Mikkola --
Hawk owls: Ninox, Sceloglaux, Uroglaux, Nesasio, Surnia / Colin Harrison --
Little, Pygmy and Elf owls: Athene, Speotyto, Micrathene, Glaucidium, Aegolius, Pseudoscops / Howard Ginn --
Conservation / Ronald Murton --
Owl Pellets / David Glue --
Part III --
Check list of species --
Owl voices / Wouter Van Der Weyden and Howard Ginn.
Responsibility: illustrated by John Rignall ; edited by John A. Burton ; [contributors] Philip Burton [and others].

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