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.
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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On behalf of Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi I would like to thank NHBS. The book will be very useful for my students.
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