By Steve Madge,Hilary Burn
The 30 remarkable color plates via Hilary Burn during this e-book depict all of them; every one plate is followed by way of an informative caption web page summarising the factors required to spot the species, along color international distribution maps. a few of these birds, bearing such evocative names because the Banggai Crow, Mesopotamian Crow and Flores Crow, have by no means been illustrated before.
The authoritative textual content by means of Steve Madge treats each one species extensive, summarising identity concepts and concisely reviewing all features of corvid behaviour, distribution, inhabitants and taxonomy. the writer has had first-hand adventure of many of the species in the course of his travels in the course of the international, travels during which he progressively turned enthusiastic about this very unique, yet a little overlooked, team of birds.
Crows and Jays is a mixture of scientifically actual info and an identity advisor, deliberate to provide somebody, no matter if a birdwatcher or biologist, a better knowing of the lives of those attractive, but very advanced, team of birds. it's going to absolutely be a customary paintings of reference for a few years to come.
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Crows and Jays (Helm Identification Guides) by Steve Madge,Hilary Burn