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ISBN 10: 8487334377 / ISBN 13: 9788487334375
Published by Lynx Edicions, 2011
Condition: Fine+ Hardcover
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Publisher: Lynx Edicions

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine+

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine+

Edition: 1st Edition.

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This volume covers Jacamars, puffbirds, barbets, honeyguides, toucans and woodpeckers. Each chapter, headed by a summary box, deals with a different family, and it is subdivided into sections: systematics; morphological aspects; habitat; general habits; voice; food and feeding; breeding; movements; relationship with man; status and conservation; a general bibliography and detailed species accounts. The species accounts include names in French, German and Spanish, in addition to scientific and English names. Each species features taxonomic notes; subspecies and distribution; habitat; food and feeding; breeding; movements; status and conservation and a selected bibliography.

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Thomas Züchner: Alexander Koenig Research Institute and Zoological Museum, Bonn, Germany. Hans Winkler: Konrad Lorenz Institut of Ethology, Austria Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria. Joe Tobias: Freelance ornithologist, Cambridge, England. Lester Short: Lamont Curator Emeritus, American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA and Senior Research Associate, National Museums of Kenya, Kenya. Pamela C. Rasmussen: Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, Michigan, USA. Tadeu Artur de Melo Júnior: Zool. Vert., Universidade de Franca, Franca, SP, Brazil. Jennifer F.M. Horne: Senior Research Fellow, National Museums of Kenya, Kenya. Errol Fuller: Tunbridge Wells, England. N. J. Collar: Research Fellow, BirdLife International, Cambridge, England.

David A. Christie: Assistant Editor of British Birds and freelance ornithologist, United Kingdom. ARTISTS: Hilary Burn, Clive Byers, John Cox, Albert Earl Gilbert, Mark Hulme, Àngels Jutglar, Ian Lewington, Hector C. Miranda, jr., Dave Nurney, Ian Willis, Tim Worfolk.

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