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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 5: Barn Owls to Hummingbirds

World / ChecklistFlora / Fauna

Series: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Volume: 5

By: Josep Del Hoyo (Editor), Andrew Elliott (Editor), Jordi Sargatal (Editor)

759 pages, 76 col plates, 406 col photos, 758 maps

Lynx Edicions

Hardback | Dec 1999 [2002 reprint] | #17559 | ISBN: 8487334253
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £170.00 $208/€190 approx

About this book

Volume 5 spans the orders Strigiformes - Trochilidae. Families covered are Tytonidae (Barn Owls); Strigidae (Typical Owls); Steatornithidae (Oilbird); Podargidae (Frogmouths); Aegothelidae (Owlet-nightjars); Nyctibiidae (Potoos); Caprimulgidae (Nightjars); Apodidae (Swifts); Hemiprocnidae (Tree-swifts); Trochilidae (Hummingbirds).


Barn-owls; typical owls; oilbird; owlet-nightjars; frogmouths; potoos; nightjars; swifts; treeswifts; hummingbirds.

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