Woodpeckers of the World: A Photographic Guide
Woodpeckers of the World is the ultimate photographic guide to these charismatic birds of wood and forests, from the tiny piculets through sapsuckers, wrynecks and flickers to the spectacular flamebacks and giant Campephilus woodpeckers.
Packed with spectacular photography from dozens of the world's finest natural history photographers, this book covers all 239 species of woodpeckers. Concise text looks at identification, vocalisation, drumming, habitat, range, food and feeding, taxonomy and confusion species. It is complemented by up-to-date range maps and more than 750 photographs. The photographic coverage includes most plumages and considerable subspecific variation, making this the definitive work on woodpecker identification.
- ISBN: 9781408147153
- Author(s): Gerard Gorman
- Stock Code: 8147153
- Format: Hardback
- Illustrations: Colour Photographs, Distribution Maps
- Pages: 528
- Published: 2014
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This is a combination of natural history, detective work and fascination with a truly remarkable woodpecker. The author synthesizes a wealth of information on ornithological history, the politics of endangered species conservation and the behaviour and ecology of the ivory-billed woodpecker.
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A comprehensive monograph that covers all aspects of the life of one of the largest and most striking woodpeckers. Covers morphology, identification, communication, distribution, behaviour, breeding and relationships with other wildlife and man. Also includes unique drumming waveforms and sonograms of calls.