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Handbook of the birds of the world

Author: Josep del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; Jordi Sargatal; José Cabot
Publisher: Barcelona : Lynx Edicions, ©1992-©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All manner of information about birds is presented. Following each lengthy description are full-color plates of typical members of each species with range-pattern maps for each family's genus and species.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Classification
Field guides
Identification
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of the birds of the world.
Barcelona : Lynx Edicions, ©1992-<c2009>
(OCoLC)676305526
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josep del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; Jordi Sargatal; José Cabot
ISBN: 8487334105 9788487334108 8487334156 9788487334153 8487334202 9788487334207 8487334229 9788487334221 8487664253 9788487664250 9788496553507 8496553507 9788496553682 849655368X 9788496553781 8496553787 9788496553880 8496553884 9788487334252 8487334253 848733430X 9788487334306 8487334377 9788487334375 8487334504 9788487334504 8487334695 9788487334696 8487334725 9788487334726 849655306X 9788496553064 9788496553422 8496553426 9788496553453 8496553450
OCLC Number: 861071869
Language Note: Names of species also in French, German, and Spanish.
Description: 17 volumes : color illustrations, maps (some color) ; 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 --
v. 7. Jacamars to woodpeckers --
v. 8. Broadbills to tapaculos --
v. 9. Cotingas to pipits and wagtails --
v. 10. Cuckoo-shrikes to thrushes --
v. 11. Old World flycatchers to Old World warblers --
v. 12. Picathartes to tits and chickadees --
v. 13. Penduline-tits to shrikes --
v. 14. Bush-shrikes to Old World sparrows / [edited by] Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, David Christie --
v. 15. Weavers to New World warblers --
v. 16. Tanagers to New World blackbirds / [edited by] Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, David Christie --
v. [17]. Special Volume: New Species and Global Index / edited by Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, Jordi Sargatal, David A. Christie.
Other Titles: Birds of the world
Responsibility: [edited by] Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, Jordi Sargatal ; José Cabot [and others] ; colour plates by Francesc Jutglar [and others].

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The Handbook of the Birds of the World is the first work ever to illustrate and deal in detail with all the living species of birds. It is the first work to verbally and visually portray each member  Read more...

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