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Birds of Western and Central Africa

Birds of Western and Central Africa
de Ber van Perlo(Ed. Collins) Isbn : 0002201186
23.61 €
This is the only pocket guide to all the species of bird known to inhabit Western and Central Africa. Ber van Perlo introduces more than 1,500 species through 109 expertly rendered full-color plates and concise, easy-to-consult entries. The territory covered is vast--nearly 2,500 miles down the coast and over 1,000 miles inland, including not only Senegal, Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of Congo but all or part of Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, the Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Príncipe, São Tomé, Sierra Leone, and Togo. Characterized mainly by lowlands and the coast but also some mountainous areas, the region is home to a tremendous variety of s...

Birds of Eastern Africa

Birds of Eastern Africa
de Ber van Perlo(Ed. Collins) Isbn : 0002199378
20.05 €
This is the only pocket guide to all the known birds of eastern Africa, an area nearly half the size of the contiguous United States and including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, and Yemen's Socotra Island. Drawing on almost two decades of visits to the region, Ber van Perlo offers a concise reference whose 96 color plates and accompanying text describe all 1,487 species birders might see, including some of the most colorful anywhere on earth--from ostriches to albatrosses, boobies and cormorants to vultures, lovebirds, parrots, parakeets, cuckoos, kingfishers, bee-eaters, starlings, waxbills, weavers, and many more. Each plate illustrates similar species and subspecies while the facing pages feature precise, pithy entries summing up physical traits, behavior, habitat,...

Handbook of the Birds of Europe the Middle East and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palaearctic: Buntings and New World Warblers

Handbook of the Birds of Europe the Middle East and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palaearctic: Buntings and New World Warblers
de Stanley Cramp(Ed. Oxford University Press) Isbn : 0198548435
106.31 €
This is the ninth and final volume of the complete work. It contains 61 comprehensive species descriptions, with sections devoted to field characteristics, habitat, distribution, mortality, population, movements, food, social patterns and behavior, breeding, voice, plumages, moults, measurements, weights, structure, and geographical variation. Species include: Passeriforms, Parulidae New World Wood-Warblers, Thraupidae Tanagers, Emberizinae Buntings and allies, Cardinalinae Cardinal-Grosbeaks...

Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palaearctic : Old World Flycatchers to Shrikes

Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palaearctic : Old World Flycatchers to Shrikes
de Stanley Cramp(Ed. Oxford University Press) Isbn : 0198575106
53.16 €
This is the ninth and final volume of the complete work. It contains 61 comprehensive species descriptions, with sections devoted to field characteristics, habitat, distribution, mortality, population, movements, food, social patterns and behavior, breeding, voice, plumages, moults, measurements, weights, structure, and geographical variation. Species include: Passeriforms, Parulidae New World Wood-Warblers, Thraupidae Tanagers, Emberizinae Buntings and allies, Cardinalinae Cardinal-Grosbeaks and allies, Icteridae New World Blackbirds and allies, Orioles and allies, and additional species.

Reptiles and Amphibians of Europe (Princeton Field Guides)

Reptiles and Amphibians of Europe (Princeton Field Guides)
de E. Nicholas Arnold(Ed. Princeton University Press) Isbn : 0691114137
32.33 €
This is the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and best-illustrated guide to the reptiles and amphibians of Europe. Never has such a volume covered nearly as many species or as broad a geographical area. All 198 known species, including some that were recently discovered or distinguished, are described through 330 superb illustrations on 49 color plates and thoroughly informative text. In these pages you will find every salamander, newt, tree frog, toad, tortoise, turtle, terrapin, gecko, agama, lizard, chameleon, slow worm, skink, amphisbaenian, and snake found not only on the continent and the British Isles but on the European Atlantic islands (the Canaries, Madeira, and the Azores) and on the Greek islands off the coast of Asiatic Turkey. Among the highlights are the Majorcan midwife toad,...

A A Photographic Guide to the Birds of India

A A Photographic Guide to the Birds of India
de Bikram Grewal;Bill Harvey(Ed. Princeton University Press) Isbn : 069111496X
27.05 €
This is the most comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of India and the Indian subcontinent. Never before have so many of the region's species been illustrated in one book. The brilliant photographs--most of which appear here for the first time--have been carefully selected to show not only the most common Passerine and non-Passerine species, but also more elusive species and distinctive subspecies. An up-to-date distribution map and a unique code indicating frequency and global status...

Butterflies of Europe (Princeton Field Guides)

Butterflies of Europe (Princeton Field Guides)
de Tom Tolman(Ed. Princeton University Press) Isbn : 0691090742
25.52 €
This is the most comprehensive field guide to the butterflies of Europe. The magnificent color illustrations and succinct entries cover all 440 species across, and sometimes beyond, the continent--from Lapland to North Africa, from the British Isles to Portugal to Greece, from the Pyrenees to the Caucasus. Completely up-to-date, the book includes dozens of species absent in earlier guides and covers the Canary Islands, the Azores, Madeira, and the Aegean Islands, home to several butterflies...

Mammals of North America

Mammals of North America
de Roland W. Kays, Don E. Wilson(Ed. Princeton University Press) Isbn : 0691070121
14.12 €
This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date field guide to the mammals of North America. Written by two leading authorities, no other reference covers all resident species north of Mexico, mammals large and small. With full-color illustrations for every one of the 442 species, Mammals of North America shows the user how to identify any mammal encountered, from mouse to moose, bat to baleen whale, Abert's Squirrel to the Yuma Myotis. The core of the book consists of 108 color plates featuring exceptionally detailed mammal illustrations. Each species is depicted on these plates, with subspecies, geographic, and sexual variation portrayed whenever relevant. The artwork is supplemented by maps showing present range and by a short paragraph of text highlighting key identification characterist...

Mammals of North America

Mammals of North America
de Roland W. Kays, Don E. Wilson(Ed. Princeton University Press) Isbn : 069108890X
41.35 €
This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date field guide to the mammals of North America. Written by two leading authorities, no other reference covers all resident species north of Mexico, mammals large and small. With full-color illustrations for every one of the 442 species, Mammals of North America shows the user how to identify any mammal encountered, from mouse to moose, bat to baleen whale, Abert's Squirrel to the Yuma Myotis. The core of the book consists of 108 color plates featuring exceptionally detailed mammal illustrations. Each species is depicted on these plates, with subspecies, geographic, and sexual variation portrayed whenever relevant. The artwork is supplemented by maps showing present range and by a short paragraph of text highlighting key identification characterist...

The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World: Third Edition

The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World: Third Edition
de Edward C. Dickinson(Ed. Princeton University Press) Isbn : 0691117012
59.59 €
This is the most accurate and comprehensive checklist of birds ever published in a single volume. First published over twenty years ago, The Howard and Moore Checklist was the first such compact list to include not only all the known species in the world but subspecies too. This new edition of the highly respected reference volume has been fully revised and updated throughout. Enlarged significantly, it has benefited from the input of five regional consultants--one for each of the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australasia, and the Palaearctic--who have assisted with a thorough and rigorous reassessment of all taxonomic data. This review has led to the inclusion of many valuable new footnotes and references ; there are some 4,000 footnotes explaining taxonomic choices, and 3,000 references. All a...


Sources : Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2013. IOC World Bird List (v7.1) doi : 10.14344/IOC.ML.7.1.
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