Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 3 (Hoatzin to Auks): Hoyo, Josep Del Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 3 (Hoatzin to Auks): Hoyo, Josep Del Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 3 (Hoatzin to Auks): Hoyo, Josep Del Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 3 (Hoatzin to Auks): Hoyo, Josep Del

Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 3 (Hoatzin to Auks)

Hoyo, Josep Del

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Synopsis: This is the 3rd of 12 volumes in a series of handbooks on the world of birds. It provides coverage of birds, from Hoatzin to auks. The introductory chapter is illustrated with detailed plates to complement the text, and deals with such diverse aspects as evolutionary history, anatomy, physiology, migration and systematics. Each chapter covers a different family, headed by a summary box. Photographs illustrate more unusual features, such as courtship behaviour, thermoregulation or feeding techniques. Each chapter is subdivided into sections: systematics; morphological aspects; habitat; general habits; voice; food and feeding; breeding; movements; relationship with man; status and conservation; and a general bibliography. The species account lists names in French, German and Spanish, in addition to scientific and English names. Each species features: its own distribution map indicating resident, breeding and non-breeding ranges; its official status, according to BirdLife International; and the threats facing each species.

About the Author: R. Bateman: Artist/Naturalist, British Columbia, Canada. G.W. Archibald : Director, International Crane Foundation, Wisconsin, USA.

R.L. Zusi: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA. P. Wiersma: Zoological Laboratory, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. B. T. Thomas: Formerly Independent Researcher, Venezuela, late of Virginia, USA. P. B. Taylor: Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of Natal, South Africa. P.T. Sherman: Department of Biology, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA. M.R.W. Rands: Deputy Director-General, BirdLife International, Cambridge, England. T. Piersma: Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), Texel, and Zoological Laboratory, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. R.J. Pierce: Department of Conservation, Te Papa Atawhai, Northland Conservancy, New Zealand. D.N. Nettleship: Research Scientist, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada, Nova Scotia, Canada. C.D. Meine: Coordinator, IUCN Action Plan for Cranes, International Crane Foundation, Wisconsin, USA. G.L. Maclean: Professor, Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of Natal, South Africa. A.J. Knystautas: Freelance Ornithologist, Vilnius, Lithuania G.M. Kirwan: Editor of Sandgrouse, Ornithological Society of the Middle East, England. D.A. Jenni: Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, USA. G.R. Hunt: Department of Ecology, Massey University, New Zealand. Rob Hume: Editor, Birds, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Sandy, England. P.A.R.Hockey: Percy Fitzpatrick Institute, University of Cape Town, South Africa A.F.A.Hawkins: Technical advisor to BirdLife International in Madagascar.

L.P. Gonzaga: Assistant Professor, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. M. Gochfeld: Environmental and Community Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey, USA J. van Gils: Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), Texel, The Netherlands R.W. Furness: Applied Ornithology Unit, Zoology Department, University of Glasgow, Scotland. Jon Fjeldså: Zoologisk Museum, Københavns Universitet, Denmark. Michael I.Evans: Field-survey leader, BirdLife International, Cambridge, England. J.W. Duckworth: Freelance Conservation Biologist, Laos S.J.S. Debus: Department of Zoology, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia. N. J. Collar: Research Fellow, BirdLife International, Cambridge, England.

J. Burger: Graduate Program in Ecology and Evolution, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA Alan E.Burger: Associate Professor (Adjunct), Department of Biology, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. D.C. Bryan: Chief, Division of Recreation & Parks, Bureau of Natural & Cultural Resources, Department of Environmental Protection, Florida, USA.

B.C.R.Bertram: Freelance Zoological Adviser, Fieldhead, Amberley, Glos., England. D.J. Baker-Gabb: Director, Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union, Victoria, Australia. ARTISTS: Norman Arlott, Hilary Burn, Àngels Jutglar, Francesc Jutglar, Ian Lewington, Hector C. Miranda, jr., Lluís Sanz, Etel Vilaró, Ian Willis

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