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Hummingbirds A Celebration of Nature's Jewels

Field / Identification Guide New
By: Glenn Bartley(Author), Andy Swash(Author), Rob Hume(Contributor), Christopher J Sharpe(Contributor), Robert Still(Contributor), Jeanne Melchels(Illustrator), Patricia Zurita(Foreword By)
288 pages, 540+ colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, and colour distribution maps
Publisher: WILDGuides
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A spectacular guide illustrates all the world's hummingbird species and offer up-to-date information on their biology.
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  • Hummingbirds ISBN: 9780691182124 Hardback Apr 2022 In stock
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With their glorious colours, glittering iridescence, astonishing powers of flight, and many characteristics unique in the world of birds, hummingbirds are extraordinary – true jewels of nature. This beautiful book is a celebration of all aspects of hummingbirds and their world. It features hundreds of the most spectacular photographs of hummingbirds ever taken, exquisite illustrations, and a lively, readable text that presents the latest scientific information and includes up-to-date details about every species.

A familiar sight across much of the Americas, hummingbirds have long captured the imagination and played an important part in myths, legends, and other aspects of human culture. Today, hummingbirds are among the most popular of all birds, sought after by serious and casual birders alike. They inspire questions in anyone lucky enough to see them. How can they fly like that? Why are they so colourful? How many are there? Where and how do they live? How do they survive? Hummingbirds: A Celebration of Nature's Jewels answers these and many other questions, providing an enlightening and enjoyable guide to hummingbirds that can only deepen their wonder.

- A definitive yet accessible account of all aspects of hummingbird life
- More than 540 spectacular colour photographs, illustrating all 101 hummingbird genera and over two-thirds of the world's 369 species
- Specially commissioned illustrations revealing details of anatomy and behaviour
- Meticulously researched facts and figures on status, population, distribution, and conservation designations of all the world's hummingbirds

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Biography

Glenn Bartley is a world-renowned professional wildlife photographer who specializes in creating intimate and beautiful images of birds in their natural habitats. He leads photographic workshops throughout the Americas and beyond.

Andy Swash is an ecologist, conservationist, wildlife photographer, and accomplished author. He is the managing director of WILDGuides and his books include The World’s Rarest Birds, as well as many highly acclaimed photographic field guides.

Field / Identification Guide New
By: Glenn Bartley(Author), Andy Swash(Author), Rob Hume(Contributor), Christopher J Sharpe(Contributor), Robert Still(Contributor), Jeanne Melchels(Illustrator), Patricia Zurita(Foreword By)
288 pages, 540+ colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, and colour distribution maps
Publisher: WILDGuides
NHBS
A spectacular guide illustrates all the world's hummingbird species and offer up-to-date information on their biology.
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