Language: Bilingual in English and German
This multivolume series by Norbert Bahr provides an overview of the systematics and taxonomy of all bird species and subspecies of the world based on current knowledge.
The first volume covers the order Charadriiformes, including the families Alcidae, Burhinidae, Charadriidae, Chionidae, Dromadidae, Glareolidae, Haematopodidae, Ibidorhynchidae, Jacanidae, Laridae, Pedionomidae, Pluvialidae, Pluvianellidae, Pluvianidae, Recurvirostridae, Rostratulidae, Rynchopidae, Scolopacidae, Stercorariidae, Sternidae, Thinocoridae and Turnicidae.
Besides scientific names, their authorship and dates of publication, it gives original names and original citations, as well as type localities for all taxa. It further contains often-used synonyms, German and English species names, short distributional informations, and Indices.