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Herons

Author: James A Kushlan; James Hancock
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Bird families of the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Heron family, characterized by their long legs necks and bills are found worldwide, except in polar regions, and are particularly abundant and popular in the South West USA, especially Florida.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Kushlan; James Hancock
ISBN: 0198549814 9780198549819
OCLC Number: 954836199
Notes: Plan of the book and notes on the species accounts Topographical diagram of a heron Part I General Chapters 1. Introduction to the herons 2. Systematics and evolution 3. Feeding ecology 4. Nesting biology 5. Herons and people 6. Conservation Part II Species accounts Plates.
Description: xv, 433 : il. ; 26 cm.
Contents: FOREWORD ; PREFACE ; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ; COLOUR PLATES ; PLAN OF THE BOOK AND NOTES ON THE SPECIES ACCOUNTS ; TOPOGRAPHICAL DIAGRAM OF A HERON ; PART I GENERAL CHAPTERS ; PART II SPECIES ACCOUNTS ; PLATES ; COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS ; REFERENCES ; INDEX
Series Title: Bird families of the world.
Responsibility: James A. Kushlan and James A. Hancock ; illustrated by David Thelwell.

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His scholarly material... is elegantly written and enlivened but interesting anecdotes. Nicholas Harman, The Spectator 24/09/2005

 
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