Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Ostrich to Ducks (Handbooks of the Birds of the World) (English, French, German and Spanish Edition)

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Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 1 (Ostrich to Ducks)

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Anna Folch. Carles Carboneras. José Cabot. Josep del Hoyo: Vice-president, Sociedad Española de Ornitología, SEO-BirdLife, Spain. Christoph Imboden. Eduardo de Juana: Departamento de Biología Animal, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. Francesc Llimona. Eloïsa Matheu. Isabel Martínez: Grup Català d'Anellament, Museu de Zoologia, Barcelona, Spain. Albert Martínez-Vilalta: Anna Motis: Jaume Orta: Consultant, Servei de Protecció i Gestió de Fauna. Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain. Andrew Elliott: Grup Català d'Anellament, Museu de Zoologia, Barcelona, Spain.

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Book Description Lynx Edicions, 1992. Condition: New. Ostrich to Ducks. Prólogo de bienvenida al proyecto Handbook. Más de 6000 referencias bibliográficas *** Nota: Los envíos a España peninsular, Baleares y Canarias se realizan a través de mensajería urgente. No aceptamos pedidos con destino a Ceuta y Melilla. EL COSTE DE ENVÍO A CANARIAS ES 11.49 EUROS. Si ha realizado un pedido con destino a CANARIAS no podemos hacer el envío con el coste actual. Nos pondremos en contacto con usted para comunicar el coste total del envío a Canarias y si está de acuerdo, Abebooks le efectuará el cargo adicional. Seller Inventory # 17446275

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Del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew; Sargatal, Jordi
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Book Description Lynx Edicions, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Brand new hardcover in dust jacket. This volume offers comprehensive coverage of: Ostrich, Rheas, Cassowaries, Emu, Kiwis, Tinamous, Penguins, Divers, Grebes, Albatrosses, Petrels And Shearwaters, Storm-Petrels, Diving-Petrels, Tropicbirds, Pelicans, Gannets And Boobies, Cormorants, Darters, Frigatebirds, Herons, Hamerkop, Storks, Shoebill, Ibises And Spoonbills, Flamingos, Screamers, Ducks, Geese And Swans. Lavishly illustrated with 50 color plates, 382 color photographs, and distribution maps. This is the first series ever to illustrate all the species of birds in the world, in addition to providing access to all the essential information about each one of them. Each volume measures 9.75 in x 12.5 in(24 x 31 cm). They include exhaustive family texts, plus detailed individual species accounts which include distribution maps. Each species is illustrated on a color plate, including all significant sexual and subspecific differences, and high quality color photographs depict many aspects of the birds' life and behavior. English, French, German, Spanish, and Latin names are given for each species. Oversize-extra postage may be requested. Seller Inventory # HBW1

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Book Description Lynx Edicions, Spain, 1992. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. This is an account of the world of birds, and this volume is 1st of 12. 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. Seller Inventory # AAB9788487334108

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