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Birds Of South America Passerines Collins Field Guide

Author : Ber Van Perlo
ISBN : 9780007477975
Genre : Nature
File Size : 40.31 MB
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Recommended for viewing on a colour tablet. South America has long been known for its bountiful flora and fauna. The richness in bird life has attracted visitors from all over the world and has helped to make South America an increasingly popular wildlife tourist spot.
Category: Nature

A Field Guide To The Birds Of South America

Author : Jorge Rodríguez Mata
ISBN : 0007150849
Genre : Birds
File Size : 22.13 MB
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This guide illustrates and describes almost every non-passerine species of bird in South America. Featuring 1273 species, it gives information on key identification features, habitat, and songs and calls. All plumages for each species are also illustrated.
Category: Birds

Birds Of South America

Author : Jorge Rodríguez Mata
ISBN : 0691126887
Genre : Nature
File Size : 45.4 MB
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"Birds of South America Non-Passerines: Rheas to Woodpeckers features: first guide to nearly 1,300 species of non-passerines in South America; easy-to-use format; complements volumes on passerine birds; contains key identification features; more than 150 color illustrations; and 1,270+ maps."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Nature

A Neotropical Companion

Author : John Kricher
ISBN : 9781400866915
Genre : Nature
File Size : 38.97 MB
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A Neotropical Companion introduces armchair travelers, field naturalists, and conservationists to the tropics of Central and South America. In recent years the neotropics have been more and more frequently visited by those interested in rain forests and the exotic birds, mammals, insects, and plants of these ecosystems. At the same time scientific knowledge of the neotropics has bourgeoned. A primer for the student and for the scientific amateur, this well-illustrated volume presents a general and up-to-date view of some of the world's most complex natural environments. In addition, it provides the neotropical specialist with a broad look at the entire field of neotropical biology. After giving an overview of the different kinds of ecosystems in the tropics, the author describes the structure, function, and evolution of tropical rain forests. Tropical trees are then discussed, as are the vast array of vines, orchids, bromeliads, and other plants that live among the branches of the forest giants. A chapter on the "tropical pharmacy" treats the many drugs present in tropical vegetation and the evolutionary influence of these drugs. The book surveys the great diversity of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods of the neotropics and provides separate chapters on tropical savannas and on coastal ecosystems. An epilogue deals with the crucially important issues of the conservation of neotropical environments.
Category: Nature

Helm Dictionary Of Scientific Bird Names

Author : James A. Jobling
ISBN : 9781408133262
Genre : Science
File Size : 25.16 MB
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Many scientific bird names describe a bird's habits, habitat, distribution or a plumage feature, while others are named after their discoverers or in honour of prominent ornithologists. This extraordinary work of reference lists the generic and specific name for almost every species of bird in the world and gives its meaning and derivation. In the case of eponyms brief biographical details are provided for each of the personalities commemorated in the scientific names. This fascinating book is an outstanding source of information which will both educate and inform, and may even help to understand birds better.
Category: Science

Bird Ecology And Conservation

Author : William J. Sutherland
ISBN : 9780191036989
Genre : Nature
File Size : 74.49 MB
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The aim of this book is to outline the main methods and techniques available to ornithologists. A general shortage of information about available techniques is greatly hindering progress in avian ecology and conservation. Currently this sort of information is disparate and difficult to locate with much of it widely dispersed in books, journals and grey literature. Sutherland and his editorial team bring together in a single authoritative source all the ornithological techniques the avian community will ever need. For use by graduate students, researchers and practising conservationists worldwide. Bird Ecology and Conservation is the first title in a new series of practical handbooks which include titles focusing on specific taxonomic groups as well as those describing broader themes and subjects. The series editor is William J Sutherland.
Category: Nature


Author : Sir Norman Lockyer
ISBN : MINN:31951D003248777
Genre : Electronic journals
File Size : 36.93 MB
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Category: Electronic journals