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Owls of the world

Author: Claus König; Friedhelm Weick; Michael Wink; et al
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Active only at twilight or in the dark of night, most species of owl are seldom seen. Even the most zealous birders rarely encounter owls, and attempts to identify them are complicated by the number of species that are almost indistinguishable by plumage alone. This comprehensive guide (a thoroughly updated edition of the authors' previous volume, Owls: A Guide to Owls of the World), penetrates the mysterious world  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claus König; Friedhelm Weick; Michael Wink; et al
ISBN: 9780300142273 0300142277
OCLC Number: 639518017
Notes: Previous edition: Owls : a guide to the owls of the world / Claus König & Friedhelm Weick ; with a contribution on Molecular Evoltuion by Micahel Wink et al.
Description: 528 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Claus König & Friedhelm Weick ; with a contribution on Molecular Evolution by Michael Wink et al.

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Active only at twilight or in the dark of night, most species of owl are seldom seen. Even the most zealous birders rarely encounter owls, and attempts to identify them are complicated by the number of species that are almost indistinguishable by plumage alone. This comprehensive guide (a thoroughly updated edition of the authors' previous volume, Owls: A Guide to Owls of the World), penetrates the mysterious world of owls with full color illustrations, detailed species descriptions, useful information on vocalizations, and much more.

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