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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 8: Crows to Finches

Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Series: Birds of the Western Palearctic (BWP) Volume: 8

Edited By: Stanley Cramp and Christopher M Perrins

912 pages, 39 pp col plates, line figs, maps, tabs

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Sep 1994 | #12568 | ISBN: 0198546793
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About this book

Illustrated by Hilary Burn, PJK Burton, Ian Lewington, Darren Rees and Chris Rose
The penultimate volume of BWP, this volume contains descriptions of 73 species, with details of field characters, habitat, distribution, mortality, population, movements, social behaviour, breeding, voice, plumages, moults, and geographical variation. Includes a full bibliography and index.
Contents: Corvidae (crows and allies); Sturnidae (starlings); Passeridae (sparrows, rock sparrows, snow finches); Ploceidae (weavers and allies); Estrildidae (waxbills, rassfinches, mannikins); Vireonidae (vireos); Fringillidae (finches); Carduelinae (typical finches).

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