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Photographic Handbook of the Wildfowl of the World

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: Malcolm Ogilvie and Steve Young

165 pages, 718 col photos

New Holland Publishers

Paperback | Aug 2002 | #128206 | ISBN: 1843303280
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Hardback | Sep 1998 | #77210 | ISBN: 1853686255
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About this book

Covers 236 species and sub-species, with detailed field descriptions accompanied by a collection of photographs, gathered from first-class bird photographers throughout the world. Each description includes details of habit and range, characteristic plumage and behavioural features.


Magpie Goose - Anseranatini; Whistling-Ducks - Dendrocygnini; Swans and True Geese - Anserini; Cape Barren Goose - Cereopsini; Freckled Duck - Stictonettini; Sheldgeese and Shelducks - Tadornini; Steamerducks - Tachyerini; Perching Geese and Ducks - Cairini; Torrent Ducks - Merganettini; Dabbling Ducks - Anatini; Diving Ducks - Aythyini; Seaducks - Mergini; Stiff-Tails - Oxyurini.

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Malcolm Ogilvie is a freelance naturalist and writer who worked for 25 years as a research scientist at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust at Slimbridge in Gloucestershire. As well as being the author of several books on wildfowl and on other bird and natural history subjects, he is also editor of the journal BWP Update. His interest in wildfowl has involved much travel abroad including the Arctic. Steve Young is one of Britain's top bird photographers. He is photographic consultant of Birdwatch magazine and wrote and illustrated Birds on Film (Hobby Publications 1994). His latest book is An Essential Guide to Bird Photography (Guild of Master Craftsmen 2001).

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