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Nightjars: A Guide to the Nightjars and Related Nightbirds

Field / Identification Guide

By: Nigel Cleere and Dave Nurney

317 pages, 36 col plates, illus, maps

Pica Press

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #65487 | ISBN: 1873403488
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £34.99 $46/€39 approx

About this book

The nightjars and their allies are amongst the most difficult of all birds to identify. Being strictly nocturnal and cryptically patterned in shades of brown, it is often necessary to rely on size, shape, habitat and voice to safely identify a species. By far the largest family in the world, this is the first book to comprehensively cover this popular group of birds. As voice is so important in nightjar identification, a CD with the voices of 108 species has also been published.

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