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Title:
Simon and Schuster's Guide to birds of the world
Author:
Bologna, Gianfranco.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Simon and Schuster, [1981]

©1981
Physical Description:
511 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
General Note:
Translation of Uccelli.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780671422349

9780671422356
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

With more than 500 full-color photographs and illustrations, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Birds is a stunning, thorough, easy-to-use reference to 424 species of birds from around the world. General information about the evolution, physiology, and traits of these unique animals provides a fascinating introduction to the encyclopedic listing of individual species. Each entry includes the classification, physical characteristics, habitat, and current distribution of the bird, along with insights into its life and habits. Photographs and black-and-white drawings ensure accurate identification in the field. Concise and informative, this is the ideal guide for the backyard bird watcher as well as the expert ornithologist.


Summary

With more than 500 full-color photographs and illustrations, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Birds is a stunning, thorough, easy-to-use reference to 424 species of birds from around the world. General information about the evolution, physiology, and traits of these unique animals provides a fascinating introduction to the encyclopedic listing of individual species. Each entry includes the classification, physical characteristics, habitat, and current distribution of the bird, along with insights into its life and habits. Photographs and black-and-white drawings ensure accurate identification in the field. Concise and informative, this is the ideal guide for the backyard bird watcher as well as the expert ornithologist.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Birds of the World
Glossary
Analytical
Index of Common Names
Introduction
Birds of the World
Glossary
Analytical
Index of Common Names