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Ducks, geese, and swans

Author: Janet Kear
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Bird families of the world, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wildfowl and screamers belong to a highly diverse family of birds, confined to watery habitats. This book gives an overview of the family, their taxonomy and evolution, feeding ecology, breeding  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ducks, geese, and swans.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)741518475
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Kear
ISBN: 0198546459 9780198546450 0198610084 9780198610083 0198610092 9780198610090
OCLC Number: 55596628
Description: 2 volumes (xxi, 908 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: v. 1. General chapters, species accounts (Anhima to Salvadorina) --
v. 2. Species accounts (Cairina to Mergus).
Series Title: Bird families of the world, 1.
Responsibility: edited by Janet Kear ; illustrated by Mark Hulme.
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Bird books don't come any better than this: The sweep of knowledge and the confidence and clarity of the exposition cannot fail to give pleasure. * James Fleming, The Spectator * These volumes Read more...

 
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