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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 5: Barn Owls to Hummingbirds

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  • Awarded Outstanding Academic Title, 2000 by CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries

Series: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Volume: 5

By: Josep Del Hoyo(Editor), Andrew Elliott(Editor), Jordi Sargatal(Editor), Nigel J Collar(Foreword By)

759 pages, 76 plates plates with colour illustrations; 406 colour photos, 758 colour distribution maps, 10 illustrations and tables

Lynx Edicions

Hardback | Dec 1999 [2002 reprint] | #17559 | ISBN: 8487334253
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £140.00 £210.00 (Save £70.00) $186/€159 approx

About this book

Volume 5 includes the orders Strigiformes, Caprimulgiformes, and Apodiformes. Families covered are Tytonidae (Barn Owls); Strigidae (Typical Owls); Steatornithidae (Oilbird); Podargidae (Frogmouths); Aegothelidae (Owlet-nightjars); Nyctibiidae (Potoos); Caprimulgidae (Nightjars); Apodidae (Swifts); Hemiprocnidae (Tree-swifts); and Trochilidae (Hummingbirds). The book includes a foreword on risk indicators and status assessment in birds.


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