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The unfeathered bird

Author: Katrina Van Grouw
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suitable for those who appreciates birds or bird art, this book features: over 385 drawings, artistically arranged in a sumptuous large-format book; accessible, jargon-free text - the only book on bird anatomy aimed at the general reader; drawings and text all based on actual bird specimens; and includes an anatomically distinct bird groups.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katrina Van Grouw
ISBN: 9780691151342 0691151342
OCLC Number: 788266373
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 287 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: Part One. Generic --
The trunk --
The head and neck --
The hind limbs --
The wings and tail --
Part Two. Specific --
Accipitres --
Picae --
Anseres --
Grallae --
Gallinae --
Passeres.
Responsibility: Katrina van Grouw.

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Suitable for those who appreciates birds or bird art, this book features: over 385 drawings, artistically arranged in a sumptuous large-format book; accessible, jargon-free text - the only book on  Read more...

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Third Place for the 2013 BB/BTO Best Bird Book of the Year, British Birds and the British Trust for Ornithology Honorable Mention for the 2013 PROSE Award in Biological Sciences, Association of Read more...

 
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