Shorebirds: An Identification Guide to Waders of the World
British Birds Best Bird Book of the Year 1986. Over 214spp described in detail with information on identification, voice habits, races and much more.
- ISBN: 0713635096
- Author(s): P Hayman, J Marchant, T Prater
- Stock Code: 3653038
- Format: Hardback
- Illustrations: Colour plates, Black and white drawings, Distribution maps
- Pages: 412
- Published: 2016
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Shorebirds are model organisms for illustrating the principles of ecology and are excellent subjects for research. This comprehensive text explores the ecology, conservation and management of these fascinating birds. Covers phylogenetic relationships between shorebirds and birds, shorebird morphology, anatomy, physiology and a section on breeding biology looks in detail at their reproductive biology. Also covers shorebird demography, population size and management issues related to habitat, predators and human disturbance.
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A photographic guide which represents the first complete guide to North and Central American shorebirds. More than 530 photographs illustrate all shorebird species in their varied plumage and are accompanied by text that points out the variation within common species. Includes identification tips and ways for distinguishing shorebirds from all similar species, at rest and in flight.
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Shorebirds are the most visible inhabitants of coastal wetlands worldwide. Baseb on studies of shorebirds and other waterbirds that migrate along the East Atlantic Flyway, this book explains migration, feeding and breeding of these birds in a comprehensive but simple visual form.