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A field guide to the birds of China

Author: John Ramsay MacKinnon; Karen Phillipps; Fen-qi He
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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China is one of the largest countries in the world, encompassing a diverse range of habitats. As a result, it includes some of the most fascinating birds. Presented in a portable format, this field  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Ramsay MacKinnon; Karen Phillipps; Fen-qi He
ISBN: 0198549415 9780198549413 0198549407 9780198549406
OCLC Number: 42597710
Description: x, 586 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm
Contents: PART ONE - INTRODUCTORY SECTION; AUTHOR'S INTRODUCTION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION TO REGION; HISTORY OF ORNITHOLOGY IN CHINA; AVIAN BIOGEOGRAPHY OF REGION; CONSERVATION; FIELD TECHNIQUES FOR BIRDWATCHING; ANATOMY AND PLUMAGE OF A BIRD; GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED; PART TWO - SPECIES DESCRIPTIONS; PART THREE - APPENDICES: 1. LIMITED DISTRIBUTION BIRDS OF ENDEMIC BIRD AREAS; 2. LISTS OF THREATENED AND ENDANGERED SPECIES OF CHINA; 3. LIST OF BIRDS OF NORTH ARUNACHEL PRADESH NOT DESCRIBED IN BOOK; 4. LIST OF BIRDS EXPECTED ON SPRATLY ISLANDS NOT DESCRIBED IN BOOK; 5. LIST OF CLUBS AND JOURNALS FOR THE AREA; 6. CHINESE NAMES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX AND SYNONYMS
Responsibility: John MacKinnon, Karen Phillipps ; in collaboration with He Fen-qi ; illustrations by Karen Phillipps ; also 20 plates by David Showler ; distribution maps prepared by David MacKinnon.
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