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Handbook of the birds of the world

Author: Josep del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; Jordi Sargatal; International Council for Bird Preservation.
Publisher: Barcelona : Lynx Edicions, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This first of 12 volumes is a detailed illustrated guide to the birds of the world, from ostriches to ducks. The introductory chapter is illustrated with detailed plates to complement the text, and  Read more...

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Field guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josep del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; Jordi Sargatal; International Council for Bird Preservation.
ISBN: 8487334105 9788487334108
OCLC Number: 183010466
Notes: Jointly published: ICBP.
Description: 696 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 32 cm
Contents: V. 1. Ostrich to ducks --
v. 2. New world vultures to guineafowl --
v. 3. Hoatzin to auks --
v. 4. Sandgrouse to Cuckoos --
v. 5. Barn-owls to hummingbirds --
v. 6. Mousebirds to hornbills / Luis Baptista [and others] ; colour plates by Richard Allen [and others] --
v. 7. Jacamars to woodpeckers / Josep del Hoyo [and others] --
v. 8. Broadbills to Tapaculos / Josep del Hoyo [and others] --
v. 9. Cotingas to pipits and wagtails / Josep del Hoyo [and others] --
v. 10. Cuckoo-shrikes to thrushes / Josep del Hoyo [and others] --
v. 12. Josep del Hoyo [and others] --
v. 13 Penduline-tits to shrikes / Josep del Hoyo [and others].
Responsibility: [edited by] Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, Jordi Sargatal.

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