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The World of Birds (Hardcover)

Jonathan Elphick

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Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated guide to every aspect of bird life and a complete survey of the world's orders and families of birds. It explore the wonders of the avian world with this ultimate.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 612 pages. 2.510. Bookseller Inventory # 9781486302925

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Title: The World of Birds (Hardcover)

Publication Date: 2014

Binding: Hardcover

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A beautifully illustrated guide to every aspect of bird life and a complete survey of the world's orders and families of birds. It explore the wonders of the avian world with this ultimate reference book. The World of Birds is a spectacular guide to every aspect of bird life and a concise survey of the world's orders and families. Highly respected ornithologist and wildlife expert, Jonathan Elphick, begins by defining the distinguishing features of birds before going on to describe their evolution since the age of the dinosaurs. This beautiful volume has been published in a limited print-run partnership with the Natural History Museum, London and CSIRO Publishing. It will be a timeless reference and perfect gift for bird watchers.

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Jonathan Elphick, BSc, FZS, FLS, is a highly regarded wildlife writer, editor, consultant, lecturer and broadcaster, specializing in ornithology. During a career spanning over 40 years, he has worked on many books, including spending twelve years as specialist researcher on Birds Britannica and Birds & People. He has also written a variety of titles, such as the bestseller Birdsong, Birds: The Art of Ornithology and the award-winning Birdwatcher's Handbook, and was a contributing editor on Natural History Museum Atlas of Bird Migration. David Tipling has worked as a freelance wildlife photographer since 1992. He is one of the most widely published wildlife photographers in the world and his pictures have been used on hundreds of book and magazine covers, and regularly on TV. He has written and been the commissioned photographer for more than 40 books on birds and wildlife photography that include the best selling RSPB Guide to Digital Wildlife Photography. He has received the European Nature Photographer of the Year Documentary Award for his work, and has multiple wins in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

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