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Field Guides & Natural History  Ornithology  Birdwatching

11-talig handboek met de namen van alle Holarctische vogels [11-Language Handbook to the Names of All Holarctic Birds]

By: Ad Tolhuijs(Author)
548 pages, 3 pages with b/w photos; 400+ b/w illustrations
Publisher: KNNV Uitgeverij
11-talig handboek met de namen van alle Holarctische vogels [11-Language Handbook to the Names of All Holarctic Birds]
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  • 11-talig handboek met de namen van alle Holarctische vogels [11-Language Handbook to the Names of All Holarctic Birds] ISBN: 9789050116817 Paperback Mar 2019 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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Language: Dutch with multilingual list of species names in 11 languages

A useful reference work for traveling birders. This book contains current the taxonomy and the official names of 31 bird orders, 150 families and 3040 species of the Holarctic region in Latin (scientific) and 10 modern languages. By nature, our political borders are meaningless to birds. Similarly, these borders do not hold back professional ornithologists and amateur birdwatchers from following their study subjects, wherever they go. Both "species" are frequent travelers and real cosmopolites. This bird name handbook in 11 languages is a practical tool when traveling through continents and across oceans where residents and fellow ornithologists speak a wide array of languages. 

The extended Holarctic region encompasses Europe, North Africa, the Near and Middle East, Asia north of the Himalayas, together with China, Japan and Taiwan, then Canada, Nunavut, Greenland, continental USA, subtropical Mexico, as well as the Arctic, North Atlantic and North Pacific oceans with their islands.

The official names and current taxonomy are given in 11 languages:
1. Latin (scientific names)
2. English
3. German (Deutsch)
4. Dutch (Nederlands)
5. Danish (Danske)
6. Swedish (Svenska)
7. Polish (Polski)
8. French (Français)
9. Spanish (Español)
10. Italian (Italiano)
11. Russian (Pусский)

Summary in Dutch:
Een handig naslagwerk voor elke vogelaar op reis! Dit boek omvat de actuele taxonomie en wetenschappelijke (Latijnse) namen van 31 vogelorders, 150 families en 3040 soorten van de uitgestrekte Holarctische regio als ook de officiële namen in 10 moderne talen. Onze politieke grenzen zijn voor vogels van nature zonder betekenis. Net zomin houden deze grenzen professionele ornithologen en vrije tijd vogelaars ervan terug de objecten van hun passie te volgen waarheen dit ook mag leiden. Beide “soorten” zijn reislustig en echte wereldburgers. Dit vogelnamen-handboek in 11 talen is een praktisch instrument op hun reizen door continenten en over zeeën waar zij ingezetenen en collega‘s ornithologen aantreffen die de meest verschillende talen spreken.

De uitgestrekte Holarctische regio omvat Europa, Noord-Afrika, het Nabije en Midden Oosten, Azië ten noorden van het Himalayamassief met China, Japan en Taiwan, dan Canada, Nunavut, Groenland, de continentale USA, niet-tropisch Mexico en de Arctische, Noord-Atlantische en Noord-Pacifische Oceanen met de toebehorende eilanden.

De officiële namen en actuele taxonomie in 11 talen:
1. Latijns (wetenschappelijke namen)
2. Engels (English)
3. Duits (Deutsch)
4. Nederlands
5. Deens (Danske)
6. Zweeds (Svenska)
7. Pools (Polski)
8. Frans (Français)
9. Spaans (Español)
10. Italiaans (Italiano)
11. Russisch (Pусский)

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