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Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds of the World
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David Alderton
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Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds of the World

David Alderton


9780754834236

Lorenz Books


Birds (ornithology);
Wildlife: birds & birdwatching


Hardback

512 pages

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This comprehensive encyclopedia of the world's birds presents a fantastic visual guide to the major avian species and families, from America's tiniest insect-catchers to the giant, flightless species still living on the African plains. A 420-page directory features fully illustrated entries for hundreds of birds, as well as detailing many other related species. The activities of birds are explored in a natural history section, detailing anatomy, flight, feeding, pairing and nesting. There are also tips on birdwatching for those who want to get a closer look at these fascinating creatures. This is an authoritative and sumptuous guide to the diversity of bird life across the globe.

By:   David Alderton
Imprint:   Lorenz Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 282mm,  Width: 216mm, 
ISBN:   9780754834236
ISBN 10:   0754834239
Pages:   512
Publication Date:   December 2017
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

David Alderton is an international best-selling authority on birds and their care. He is the former chairman of the National Council for Aviculture, and is a consultant to the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, based in Washington, DC.

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