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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 2: New World Vultures to Guineafowl

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Series: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Volume: 2

By: Josep Del Hoyo(Editor), Andrew Elliott(Editor), Jordi Sargatal(Editor), Walter J Bock(Foreword By)

638 pages, 60 plates with colour illustrations; 302 colour photos, 590 colour distribution maps

Lynx Edicions

Hardback | Dec 1994 [2002 reprint] | #17556 | ISBN: 8487334156
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £140.00 £210.00 (Save £70.00) $184/€159 approx

About this book

Volume 2 covers the order Falconiformes and Galliformes, and deals with the following families: New World Vultures (Cathartidae), Osprey (Pandionidae), Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae), Secretarybird (Sagittariidae), Falcons and Caracaras (Falconidae), Megapodes (Megapodiidae), Chachalacas, Guans and Curassows (Cracidae), Turkeys (Meleagrididae), Grouse (Tetraonidae), New World Quails (Odontophoridae), Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae), and Guineafowl (Numididae). There are detailed family accounts, followed by concise species accounts with distribution maps. The text is comprehensively illustrated with colour photographs, and every species is illustrated on the colour plates. Over 7,000 bibliographical references are included.

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