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By: David Alderton(Author)
512 pages, 1800+ colour photos and colour illustrations, colour distribution maps
This comprehensive encyclopedia of the world's birds presents a fantastic visual guide to the major avian species and families, from America's tiniest insect-catchers to the giant, flightless species still living on the African plains. A 420-page directory features fully illustrated entries for hundreds of birds, as well as detailing many other related species. The activities of birds are explored in a natural history section, detailing anatomy, flight, feeding, pairing and nesting. There are also tips on birdwatching for those who want to get a closer look at these fascinating creatures. This is an authoritative and sumptuous guide to the diversity of bird life across the globe.
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David Alderton is an international best-selling authority on birds and their care. He is the former chairman of the National Council for Aviculture, and is a consultant to the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, based in Washington, DC.
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