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Firefly encyclopedia of birds

Author: Christopher M Perrins
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, 2003.
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Authoritative, easy-to-read essays explain mating rituals, historical significance, evolutionary development, and nesting habits. Organized alphabetically by Family, this comprehensive encyclopedia, with contributions by a team of 100 distinguished zoologists, is illustrated with 2,000 color photographs and location maps. The text is well researched, cleanly organized and completely understandable to nonscientific  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference sources
Encyclopedias
Encyclopedies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Firefly encyclopedia of birds.
Toronto : Firefly Books, 2003
(OCoLC)742269818
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher M Perrins
OCLC Number: 1149019170
Description: 1 online resource (656 pages : chiefly color illustrations, color maps)
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of birds
Birds
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Perrins.
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Authoritative, easy-to-read essays explain mating rituals, historical significance, evolutionary development, and nesting habits. Organized alphabetically by Family, this comprehensive encyclopedia, with contributions by a team of 100 distinguished zoologists, is illustrated with 2,000 color photographs and location maps. The text is well researched, cleanly organized and completely understandable to nonscientific readers. A Fact File for each bird family lists the relevant data including species, genus, global distribution, habitat, plumage, voice, nest, egg descriptions, diet and conservation status.--From publisher description.

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