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Woodpeckers of the World: A Photographic Guide

by Gerard Gorman

Woodpeckers of the World: A Photographic Guide
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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.



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