By Jeannie Gray,Ian Fraser
The authors study each species: its usually many-and-varied universal names, its complete clinical identify, with derivation, translation and a advisor to pronunciation. tales in the back of the identify are incorporated, in addition to suitable features of biology, conservation and historical past. unique descriptions, translated through the authors, were sourced for plenty of species.
As good as being a publication approximately names this can be a booklet concerning the historical past of ever-developing understandings of birds, in regards to the those who contributed and, such a lot of all, in regards to the birds themselves.
2013 Whitley Award Commendation for Zoological Resource.
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