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The hornbills : Bucerotiformes

Author: A C Kemp; Martin Woodcock
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series: Bird families of the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Hornbills is a comprehensive treatment of all 54 species of these fascinating birds. They are an Old World family, found in sub-Saharan Africa, the Indian Subcontinent, and throughout southeast Asia and Indonesia to Papua New Guinea. Birds of the forest, their diet is mainly fruit and insects, and they have large, distinctively shaped bills which of course give them their name. They are also known for  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kemp, A.C. (Alan C.).
Hornbills.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)664507567
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A C Kemp; Martin Woodcock
ISBN: 019857729X 9780198577294
OCLC Number: 30625219
Description: x, 302 pages, 14 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of colour plates. Abbreviations. Plan of the book. Topographic diagram. Part I: General Chapters. 1: The world of hornbills. 2: The design of hornbills. 3: Non-breeding behaviour and biology. 4: Breeding biology. 5: Relationships and evolution of hornbills. 6: Conservation. Part II: Species Accounts. Bibliography. Index
Series Title: Bird families of the world.
Responsibility: Alan Kemp ; illustrated by Martin Woodcock.
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This volume describes and illustrates all 54 species of hornbill known in the world. In addition to substantial chapters on biology and behaviour, detailed illustrations show each species and  Read more...

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." . .a comprehensive look at the 54 species of these fascinating birds."--Wildbird"This book is a comprehensive account of. . .hornbills, their distinctive bills, non-breeding behavior and biology, Read more...

 
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