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Penguins of the World

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: Pauline Reilly

184 pages, 8 colour plates, 57 b/w photos, line illus, figures

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #39056 | ISBN: 0195535472
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Drawn extensively from information given in Volume One of HANZAB - The Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds, this is a concise yet comprehensive guide to all 17 world species. The initial chapter discusses penguin diversity. There then follows the species descriptions, organised by genus, and covering description, distribution, behaviour, breeding, and threats and conservation. The final chapter covers threats and conservation of all penguin species. The colour plates are also drawn from HANZAB but with additional photos and line drawings.

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