The Resource The complete illustrated encyclopedia of birds of the world : the ultimate reference source and identifier for 1600 birds profiling habitat, plumage, nesting and food, David Alderton ; with illustrations by Peter Barrett

The complete illustrated encyclopedia of birds of the world : the ultimate reference source and identifier for 1600 birds profiling habitat, plumage, nesting and food, David Alderton ; with illustrations by Peter Barrett

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The complete illustrated encyclopedia of birds of the world : the ultimate reference source and identifier for 1600 birds profiling habitat, plumage, nesting and food
Title
The complete illustrated encyclopedia of birds of the world
Title remainder
the ultimate reference source and identifier for 1600 birds profiling habitat, plumage, nesting and food
Statement of responsibility
David Alderton ; with illustrations by Peter Barrett
Title variation
Birds of the world
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Language
eng
Summary
"A comprehensive visual guide to the birds of America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Polar regions, with expert analysis of size, shape, plumage, habitat, breeding, nests, eggs and food. A natural history section describes the different habitats, the evolution of birds, and how they use flight, habitat, predatory instincts and migration to survive in their environment, as well as offering tips on birdwatching." --Back cover
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StDuBDS
Dewey number
598'.03
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
The complete illustrated encyclopedia of birds of the world : the ultimate reference source and identifier for 1600 birds profiling habitat, plumage, nesting and food, David Alderton ; with illustrations by Peter Barrett
Label
The complete illustrated encyclopedia of birds of the world : the ultimate reference source and identifier for 1600 birds profiling habitat, plumage, nesting and food, David Alderton ; with illustrations by Peter Barrett
Publication
Note
  • "Fully illustrated with more than 1800 detailed artworks, maps and photographs capturing the beauty of both rare and familiar birds" --Cover
  • Originally published in 3 volumes as The complete book of birds - The new encyclopedia of American birds - The new encyclopedia of birds of Britain, Europe and Africa
  • Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
0754821668
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
512 pages
Isbn
9780754821663
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) UH212374

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