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Die Eulen Europas: Biologie, Kennzeichen, Bestande [The Owls of Europe: Biology, Characteristics, Populations]

Field / Identification Guide Flora / Fauna New Edition
By: Theodor Mebs(Author), Wolfgang Scherzinger(Author)
416 pages, 325 colour photos, 6 b/w photos, colour distribution maps
Publisher: Kosmos Verlag
Die Eulen Europas: Biologie, Kennzeichen, Bestande [The Owls of Europe: Biology, Characteristics, Populations]
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  • Die Eulen Europas: Biologie, Kennzeichen, Bestande [The Owls of Europe: Biology, Characteristics, Populations] ISBN: 9783440159842 Edition: 3 Hardback Mar 2020 Available for pre-order : Due Mar 2020
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Language: German

Owls are not only fascinating birds, they also impress us with their extraordinary adaptations as hunters of the night. In this German standard work, all 13 species of owls occurring in Europe are presented. It is a identification guide, reference book and modern compendium on the variety of performance of these extraordinary animals.

Features:
- Detailed drawings of typical positions, behaviour and facial expressions.
- Over 300 brilliant photos for the identification of juvenile plumage, colour phases or flight images.
- Updated distribution maps and latest population assessments for European countries with a focus on Central Europe.
- Information on behaviour, vocalisations, breeding biology and juvenile development to help with identification, population surveys, or the interpretation of one's own observations.
- Life strategies, hunting techniques, prey selection and habitat requirements.
- Causes of threats and information on species and biotope protection.

A completely revised and updated standard work for all owl friends, birdwatchers, students, or professionals.

Summary in German:
Eulen sind nicht nur faszinierende Vögel, sie beeindrucken uns auch durch ihre außerordentlichen Anpassungen als „Jäger der Nacht“. In diesem Standardwerk werden alle 13 in Europa vorkommenden Eulenarten vorgestellt. Es ist Bestimmungsbuch, Nachschlagewerk und modernes Kompendium zur Leistungsvielfalt dieser außergewöhnlichen Tiere.

- Detailgenaue Zeichnungen von typischen Positionen, Verhaltensabläufen und Mimik.
- Über 300 brillante Fotos für die Zuordnung von Ästlingskleidern, Farbphasen oder Flugbildern.
- Aktualisierte Verbreitungskarten und neueste Bestandsschätzungen für die Länder Europas mit dem Schwerpunkt Mitteleuropa.
- Verhalten, Stimme, Brutbiologie und Jugendentwicklung zur Bestimmung, Bestandserhebung und die Interpretation eigener Beobachtungen.
- Lebensstrategien, Jagdtechniken, Beutewahl und Lebensraumansprüche.
- Gefährdungsursachen und Hinweise zum Arten- und Biotopschutz.

Ein komplett überarbeitetes und aktualisiertes Standardwerk für alle Eulenfreunde, Vogelbeobachter, Studierende oder Fachleute.

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Field / Identification Guide Flora / Fauna New Edition
By: Theodor Mebs(Author), Wolfgang Scherzinger(Author)
416 pages, 325 colour photos, 6 b/w photos, colour distribution maps
Publisher: Kosmos Verlag
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