Joseph M. Forshaw Parrots of the World

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Parrots of the World

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This new field guide from the world's foremost authority on parrots comprises beautiful colour plates with a succinct text on the opposite pages. It will cover every species in the world and include up-to-date distribution maps. Useful introductory chapters examine topics such as taxonomy, evolution, breeding biology, behaviour and conservation. The primary purpose of the book is identification of the world's parrot species and it will become an essential reference for a wide variety of people including birders, researchers, conservationists, aviculturists and customs officials.

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Joseph M. Forshaw is the world's leading authority on parrots and is the author of several books on the subject.

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'A stunningly illustrated, easy-to-use field guide...the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the parrots of the world.' guardian.co.uk (October 2010) 'Parrots of the world will be welcomed by birdwatchers and keepers alike...an extremely useful and informative book' Cage & Aviary Birds (December 2010) 'an excellent book that beautifully describes all of the world's parrots. Anyone with an interest in this group will certainly want to buy a copy.' Birdwatch (March 2011) 'This book is a must for devotees of the global Psittacidae in all their glorious diversity, colour, character and rarity...bold and lavish, as befitting many of the dazzling parrot species.' The Biologist (June 2011)

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