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Swifts : a Guide to the Swifts and Treeswifts of the World.

Author: Phil Chantler; Gerald Driessens
Publisher: Huntingdon : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2010.
Series: Helm identification guides.
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This work collates late-1990s research findings from the field of ornithology to provide a thoroughly modern overview of swift identification and distribution. This edition has revised artwork and maps, and much new textual material.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chantler, Phil.
Swifts : A Guide to the Swifts and Treeswifts of the World.
Huntingdon : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Chantler; Gerald Driessens
ISBN: 9781408135402 140813540X
OCLC Number: 1058526023
Notes: Vaux's Swift: Chaetura vauxi.
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages).
Contents: COVER; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; STYLE AND LAYOUT OF THE BOOK; RELATIONSHIPS AND TAXONOMY; BREEDING BEHAVIOUR; ROOSTING; FEEDING AND ECOLOGICAL SEPARATION; MORTALITY AND PREDATORS; MOULT; FLIGHT; CONSERVATION; UNDESCRIBED SPECIES; WATCHING SWIFTS; COLOUR PLATES; SYSTEMATIC SECTION; CYPSELOIDES; Chestnut-collared Swift: Cypseloides rutilus; Tepui Swift: Cypseloides phelpsi; Black Swift: Cypseloides niger; White-chested Swift: Cypseloides lemosi; Rothschild's Swift: Cypseloides rothschildi; Sooty Swift: Cypseloides fumigatus; Spot-fronted Swift: Cypseloides cherriei. White-chinned Swift: Cypseloides cryptusWhite-fronted Swift: Cypseloides storeri; Great Dusky Swift: Cypseloides senex; STREPTOPROCNE; White-collared Swift: Streptoprocne zonaris; Biscutate Swift: Streptoprocne biscutata; White-naped Swift: Streptoprocne semicollaris; COLLOCALIA; Giant Swiftlet: Collocalia gigas; Glossy Swiftlet: Collocalia esculenta; Linchi Swiftlet: Collocalia linchi; Pygmy Swiftlet: Collocalia troglodytes; Seychelles Swiftlet: Collocalia elaphra; Mascarene Swiftlet: Collocalia francica; Indian Swiftlet: Collocalia unicolor; Philippine Grey Swiftlet: Collocalia mearnsi. Moluccan Swiftlet: Collocalia infuscataMountain Swiftlet: Collocalia hirundinacea; White-rumped Swiftlet: Collocalia spodiopygius; Australian Swiftlet: Collocalia terraereginae; Himalayan Swiftlet: Collocalia brevirostris; Whitehead's Swiftlet: Collocalia whiteheadi; Bare-legged Swiftlet: Collocalia nuditarsus; Mayr's Swiftlet: Collocalia orientalis; Mossy-nest Swiftlet: Collocalia salangana; Uniform Swiftlet: Collocalia vanikorensis; Palau Swiftlet: Collocalia pelewensis; Guam Swiftlet: Collocalia bartschi; Caroline Swiftlet: Collocalia inquieta; Sawtell's Swiftlet: Collocalia sawtelli. Polynesian Swiftlet: Collocalia leucophaeusBlack-nest Swiftlet: Collocalia maxima; Edible-nest Swiftlet: Collocalia fuciphaga; Papuan Swiftlet: Collocalia papuensis; SCHOUTEDENAPUS; Scarce Swift: Schoutedenapus myoptilus; Schouteden's Swift: Schoutedenapus schoutedeni; MEARNSIA; Philippine Spinetail: Mearnsia picina; Papuan Spinetail: Mearnsia novaeguineae; ZOONAVENA; Madagascar Spinetail: Zoonavena grandidieri; São Tomé Spinetail: Zoonavena thomensis; White-rumped Spinetail: Zoonavena sylvatica; TELACANTHURA; Mottled Spinetail: Telacanthura ussheri; Black Spinetail: Telacanthura melanopygia. RHAPHIDURASilver-rumped Spinetail: Rhaphidura leucopygialis; Sabine's Spinetail: Rhaphidura sabini; NEAFRAPUS; Cassin's Spinetail: Neafrapus cassini; Böhm's Spinetail: Neafrapus boehmi; HIRUNDAPUS; White-throated Needletail: Hirundapus caudacutus; Silver-backed Needletail: Hirundapus cochinchinensis; Brown-backed Needletail: Hirundapus giganteus; Purple Needletail: Hirundapus celebensis; CHAETURA; Band-rumped Swift: Chaetura spinicauda; Lesser Antillean Swift: Chaetura martinica; Grey-rumped Swift: Chaetura cinereiventris; Pale-rumped Swift: Chaetura egregia; Chimney Swift: Chaetura pelagica.
Series Title: Helm identification guides.

Abstract:

This work collates late-1990s research findings from the field of ornithology to provide a thoroughly modern overview of swift identification and distribution. This edition has revised artwork and maps, and much new textual material.

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