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Guide des Rapaces Diurnes: Europe, Afrique du Nord et Moyen-Orient

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Guide des Rapaces Diurnes

This is a French translation of Collins Birds of Prey.This is the...

NHBS Price: £44.99 $55/€50 approx

Series: Guide Delachaux (formerly Les Guides du Naturaliste)

By: Benny Génsbøl (Author)

404 pages, ~200 colour photos, ~1000 colour illustrations, 55 colour ddistribution maps

Delachaux et Niestle

Paperback | Oct 2009 | Edition: 2 | #203224 | ISBN-13: 9782603016787
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Language: French

This is a French translation of Collins Birds of Prey.

The most complete guide to the 49 species of bird of prey (eagles, vultures, hawks, buzzards, osprey and falcons) found in Europe. Every species has a comprehensive descriptive entry, with the most up-to-date information on population, distribution, status, behaviour, habitat, voice, breeding biology, food and hunting techniques. In addition, a separate section deals with the more detailed identification of the species – major ID characteristics, proportions, regional variations, young, juvenile and adult variation, ID of perched birds, ID of flying birds and a section on other similar species that can be easily confused.

Illustrated with 55 maps, nearly 200 photographs and nearly 1,000 illustrations, Collins Birds of Prey is essential reading for anyone interested in the birds of prey of Europe.

Summary in French:
La présentation des caractères originaux des rapaces : la morphologie, les proies, la reproduction, les migrations, la mortalité. 48 espèces décrites une à une dans le détail : classification, statut et évolution des populations, migrations, habitat, voix, reproduction, alimentation, technique de chasse. Pour chaque espèce, des photographies, une carte de répartition d’une très grande précision, un tableau d’abondance par pays. Un guide de reconnaissance en vol de toutes les espèces, jeunes et adultes, grâce à de très nombreux dessins en couleurs.

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