Wetland Birds and Seabirds: From Ospreys to Puffins
London, Marshall Editions/New Burlington Books. 2010, First Thus. (ISBN: 1845663322) Hardcover Comb Binding. ".. a representative selection of more than 170 different species that inhabit wetland and marine environments, selected from various branches of the bird family tree and carefully chosen to include examples from all the major family groups.. written by a team of experts, and checked and approved by eminent ornithologists from the USA, UK, and Australia. Wetlands include areas with permanent, shallow, or temporary water, both salt and fresh: from the open sea to lakes, rivers, marshes, and wash lands that flood periodically. Birds that occupy such areas are many and varied. At sea, there are albatrosses, shearwaters, cormorants, and gulls. Feeding on and under freshwater are divers, grebes, ducks, geese, and swans. Marshes have ducks, geese, herons, and egrets, and various birds of prey that specialize in fish or other wetland animals as prey. Full-color illustrations and descriptions of the breeds. A glossary and index complete the book and make it a necessary resource for birdwatchers, biologists, and scientists. 192p. illus [col] glossary, maps,index. New/No Jacket.
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Mots-clés: Birds Seabirds Ornithology 1845663322