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Birds of the Canary Islands

Flora / Fauna

By: Eduardo García-del-Rey (Author)

924 pages, 431 colour photos, colour distribution maps

Editorial Sociedad Ornitológica Canaria

1 customer review
Paperback | Jan 2015 | #227450 | ISBN-13: 9788460695288
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NHBS Price: £160.00 $195/€179 approx

About this book

Language: English

The Birds of the Canary Islands is a Macaronesian archipelago avifauna that fills an important gap in the ornithological literature. Full colour throughout it begins with authoritative introductory chapters covering subjects as history of Canarian ornithology, geography, climate, habitats and the current composition of the avifauna after a throrough reevaluation with data from 1800 to 2015. The species accounts then cover the 201 species recorded in this archipelago with sections of taxonomy, biogeography, status (historical and current), distribution & population (all with colour maps of breeding, wintering ranges or point observations at the island and islet level) habitat selection. Observations on movements, food, voice, breeding, biometrics & moult, plus conservation are also included.

Reviews (1)

Amazing review of birds of the Canary Islands
By Antonio 11 Jan 2016 Unconfirmed Purchase Written for Paperback

Very complete book with an extensive summary of information about the birds of this archipelago. With hundreds of photos and maps of every species. Highly recommended.

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