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PARROTS OF THE WORLD

Forshaw, Joseph Michael

ISBN 10: 0876669593 / ISBN 13: 9780876669594
Editorial: TFH Publications Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1977
Usado Condición: Very Good+ Encuadernación de tapa dura
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584 pages. Black lettering on the spine and front cover. Very minor bumping to the corners. Title page has the lower corner creased - publisher mistake. A very good copy of this parrot book, filled with colour illustrations and many b/w line drawings and maps. This edition has a reinforced binding. This is a heavy book and will require additional shipping charges. Size: 9.5 x 12.5. N° de ref. de la librería 003097

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Título: PARROTS OF THE WORLD

Editorial: TFH Publications Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1977

Encuadernación: Pictorial Hardcover

Ilustrador: William T. Cooper

Condición del libro:Very Good+

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Edición: Reprint.

Tipo de libro: Parrots, Pets

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From the macaws of South America to the cockatoos of Australia, parrots are among the most beautiful and exotic birds in the world - and also among the most endangered. This stunningly illustrated, easy-to-use field guide covers all 356 species and well-differentiated subspecies of parrots, and is the only guide organised by geographical distribution - Australasian, Afro-Asian, and neotropical. It features 146 superb colour plates depicting every kind of parrot, as well as detailed, facing-page species accounts that describe key identification features, distribution, subspeciation, habitat and status.

About the Author:

Joseph M. Forshaw is one of Australia's foremost ornithologists and is recognized internationally as a leading expert on parrots. He is the author of several books, including "Parrots of the World", with William Cooper; "Australian Parrots"; "The Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds";" Kingfishers and Related Birds"; and "Turacos: A Natural History of the Musophagidae". Frank Knight has been an illustrator for more than twenty-five years, producing illustrations for scientific papers, books, and lectures. His work appears in "A Field Guide to the Birds of Australia"; and in "A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia".

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