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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 2: New World Vultures to Guineafowl

World / ChecklistFlora / Fauna

Series: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Volume: 2

By: Josep Del Hoyo(Editor), Andrew Elliott(Editor), Jordi Sargatal(Editor), Àngels Jutglar(Illustrator), Francesc Jutglar(Illustrator), Lluís Sanz(Illustrator), Norman Arlott(Illustrator), Ian Lewington(Illustrator), Ian Willis(Illustrator), Andrew Harris(Illustrator), Hilary Burn(Illustrator), Etel Vilaró(Illustrator), A Lombarte(Illustrator)

638 pages, 60 colour plates, 302 colour photos, 590 distribution maps

Lynx Edicions

Hardback | Dec 1994 [2002 reprint] | #17556 | ISBN: 8487334156
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £170.00 $231/€192 approx

About this book

It covers the families of New World vultures, osprey, hawks & eagles, secretarybird, caracaras & falcons, megapodes, chachalacas, guans & curassows, turkeys, grouse, New World quails, partridges & pheasants, and guineafowl. There are detailed family accounts, followed by concise species accounts with distribution maps. The text is comprehensively illustrated with colour photographs, and every species is illustrated on the colour plates. Over 7,000 bibliographical references are included.


New World vultures; osprey; kites; hawks; harriers; eagles and Old World vultures; secretarybird; caracaras and falcons; megapodes; chachalacas, guans and curassows; turkeys; grouse; New World quails; partridges; Old World quails, francolins and pheasants; guineafowl.

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