Pp. xv, 302; 14 full page color plates each with two descriptive leafs of text from paintings by Martin Woodcock, numerous text-figures. Publisher's original black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, sm 4to. This volume is a comprehensive treatment of all 54 species of Hornbills that range throughout the Old World in sub-Saharan Africa, the Indian subcontinent, and throughout Southeast Asia and Indonesia to Papua New Guinea. The table of contents is: PART I (General chapters): The World of Hornbills 2; The Design of Hornbills 3; Non-breeding Behavior and Biology 4; Feeding Ecology 5; Breeding Biology 6; Relationships and Evolution of Hornbills 7; PART II (Species Accounts): Bucertiformes; Bucorvidae; Genus Bucorvus; Bucerotidae; Genus Anorrhinus; Genus Tockus; Subgenus Lophoceros; Subgenus Tockus; Subgenus Incertae Sedis; Genus Ocyceros; Genus Anthracoceros; Genus Buceros; Genus Penelopides; Genus Aceros; Subgenus Rhyticeros; Genus Ceratogymna; Subgenus Baryrhynchodes; Subgenus Ceratogymna. No ownership marks and no signs of use. A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Hornbills: Bucerotiformes (Bird Families...
Publisher: Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, . First edition.
Publication Date: 1995
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