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Field Guide to the Birds of China (3-Volume Set) [Chinese]

Flora / Fauna

By: Qu Liming(Editor)

1824 pages, 4000+ colour photos

The Straits Publishing & Distribution Group

Hardback | Slipcase | Jan 2013 | #208109 | ISBN-13: 9787806918043
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NHBS Price: £550.00 $741/€630 approx

About this book

Language: Chinese with English and scientific nomenclature

Field Guide to the Birds of China is illustrated through out with a total of over 4000 photos. It describes more than 1200 species of wild birds from China belonging to 101 families, 21 orders and gives Chinese, English and scientific name for each species, describing their morphological characteristics, distribution, ecological habits, degree of protection, etc. It is a complete guide for people who are engaged in research, birdwatching, teaching and workers in the field of garden, forestry and wild protection. Combining efforts of bird photographers, bird watchers, experts, scholars and 15 bird watching organizations, Field Guide to the Birds of China is the result of more than five years of hard work. It is a milestone in Chinese ornithology which signifies Chinese contributions to human nature and biological protection. It also provides a steady foundation for future research, protection and discovery of birds.

Please note that this set weighs in at almost 11 kg.

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