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2001 1st edition. Large 8vo (169 x 246mm). Pp992. Colour plates by Kim Franklin, David Mead & Philip Burton, bibliography. Red boards, spine titled in gilt. Slight use but very good in like dust-wrapper. Iolo Williams's copy, his signature to front end-paper. This is a guide to all 313 species of birds of prey in the world. "Each species is illustrated by an adult, juvenile and selected immature plumages, as well as main geographical races and colour morphs: in all, over 2,000 perched and flying birds, some with typical prey, are depicted on the 112 colour plates. Facing texts highlight the plumages shown and summarise length, wingspan, male-to-female proportion, shape, and flight; habitat is also summarised, which in turn relates to the colour distribution maps. .The individual accounts which follow the plates section detail distribution and movements; habitat; characters (perched and in flight, and including confusion species); voice; food; sociosexual behaviour; breeding; population; geographical variation; measurements; references. The text [contains] numerous line drawings further illustrating specific points about identification and behaviour. .A landmark volume which will be the standard reference for this popular group for many years to come.". Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Críticas: "Covering every species of raptor on the planet, this book is perfect for anyone with an interest in birds of prey." Birdwatch (March 2006)
Titel: RAPTORS OF THE WORLD. By James Ferguson-Lees...
Verlag: Christopher Helm. London.
Buchbeschreibung Helm, 2001. Zustand: Very Good. 992, 112 col plates, distribution maps, text figs. . HB. Vg in d/w. Owner’s name neatly inscribed to endpaper. A landmark volume covering all the of the world's 313 species of raptors: Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, Vultures, etc. Each species illustrated by adult, juvenile and selected immature plumages, as well as main geographical races and colour morphs. . Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 34380
Buchbeschreibung Christopher Helm Publishers Lt, 2001. Hardcover. Zustand: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers P020713680261
Buchbeschreibung Christopher Helm Publishers Lt, 2001. Hardcover. Zustand: New. Never used!. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers P110713680261