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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 3: Hoatzin to Auks

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Series: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Volume: 3

By: Josep Del Hoyo(Editor), Andrew Elliott(Editor), Jordi Sargatal(Editor), Robert Bateman(Foreword By)

821 pages, 60 plates with colour illustrations; 384 colour photos, 577 colour distribution maps

Lynx Edicions

Hardback | Dec 1996 [2003 reprint] | #17557 | ISBN: 8487334202
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £140.00 £210.00 (Save £70.00) $185/€159 approx

About this book

This volume in the incredible work covers 30 families (including cranes, bustards, rails, gulls, terns and waders), and is one of the larger ones of the whole series. The authors include 35 experts from eleven countries. This volume has a foreword on art and nature.


Contents

Order OPISTHOCOMIFORMES    
Family Opisthocomidae (Hoatzin)   B.T. Thomas

Order GRUIFORMES    
Family Mesithornithidae (Mesites)   M.I. Evans, A.F.A. Hawkins & J.W. Duckworth
Family Turnicidae (Buttonquails)   S.J.S. Debus
Family Gruidae (Cranes)   G.W. Archibald & C.D. Meine
Family Aramidae (Limpkin)   D.C. Bryan
Family Psophiidae (Trumpeters)   P.T. Sherman
Family Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules and Coots)   P.B. Taylor
Family Heliornithidae (Finfoots)   B.C.R. Bertram
Family Rhynochetidae (Kagu)   G.R. Hunt
Family Eurypygidae (Sunbittern)   B.T. Thomas
Family Cariamidae (Seriemas)   L.P. Gonzaga
Family Otididae (Bustards)   N.J. Collar

Order CHARADRIIFORMES
Family Jacanidae (Jacanas)   D.A. Jenni
Family Rostratulidae (Painted Snipes)   G.M. Kirwan
Family Dromadidae (Crab Plover)   M.R.W. Rands
Family Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)   P.A.R. Hockey
Family Ibidorhynchidae (Ibisbill)   A.J. Knystautas
Family Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)   R.J. Pierce
Family Burhinidae (Thick-knees)   R.A. Hume
Family Glareolidae (Coursers and Pratincoles)   G.L. Maclean
Family Charadriidae (Plovers)   T. Piersma & P. Wiersma
Family Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes and Phalaropes)   T. Piersma, J. van Gils & P. Wiersma
Family Pedionomidae (Plains-wanderer)   D.J. Baker-Gabb
Family Thinocoridae (Seedsnipes)   J. Fjeldså
Family Chionidae (Sheathbills)   A.E. Burger
Family Stercorariidae (Skuas)   R.W. Furness
Family Laridae (Gulls)   J. Burger & M. Gochfeld
Family Sternidae (Terns)   M. Gochfeld & J. Burger
Family Rhynchopidae (Skimmers)   R.L. Zusi
Family Alcidae (Auks)   D.N. Nettleship


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