The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds: The Definitive Reference to Birds of the World

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Prentice Hall Editions, 1990 - Science - 420 pages
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Years in the making, here is a landmark in natural history publishing. Unique in scope and range of coverage, it captures the rich and beautiful diversity of the bird kingdom as no other book in existence. It describes and illustrates more than 1,200 species and features more than 1,300 detailed, original full-color drawings.

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The Illustrated encyclopedia of birds: the definitive reference to birds of the world

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"Definitive reference'' is overstated, but this is an accurately written and handsomely illustrated survey of the world's birds. It is in three sections: a short summary of basic bird biology; an ... Read full review

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Key to symbols 190197 ORDER APODIFORMES
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Penguins
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Screamers Swans Geese and Starlings Orioles and Drongos
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