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Chouettes et Hiboux du Monde: Un Guide Photographique [Owls of the World: A Photograpic Guide]

Field / Identification GuideFlora / Fauna

By: Heimo Mikkola(Author), Christian Dronneau(Translated by)

512 pages, 750+ colour photos, colour distribution maps

Delachaux et Niestle

Paperback | May 2016 | #217660 | ISBN-13: 9782603019665
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About this book

Language: French

Having trouble separating your scops from your screech owls, Tengmalm's from Tawny Owl or Collared and Spotted Owlets? Then this is the book for you. Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide is the ultimate photographic resource dedicated to the identification of these charismatic, largely nocturnal birds of prey. Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide contains lavish and spectacular photography from dozens of the world's finest natural history photographers, covering all of the world's 250 species of owls; particular attention is given to subspecific differences, sexing and ageing. The photos are accompanied by concise text on the identification, habitat, food, distribution and voice of these birds, along with accurate range maps. The definitive work on owl identification, no birder's bookshelf should be without it!

Summary in French:
Réunissant de superbes clichés réalisés par les meilleurs photographes naturalistes, cet ouvrage couvre la totalité des 249 espèces actuelles de rapaces nocturnes.

Le texte porte sur l’identification, la voix, le régime alimentaire et les modes de chasse, le statut et la répartition, les variations géographiques ainsi que sur les ressemblances entre espèces. Il est complété par des cartes de répartition à jour et plus de 750 photos couleur, dont beaucoup sont uniques. L’iconographie couvre la plupart des plumages et des sous-espèces, faisant de ce guide le plus abouti pour l’identification des chouettes et hiboux.

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