Helm Identification Guides: Shrikes and Bush-shrikes
The first book to cover the identification, biology and relationships of all true shrikes and their closely related allies. The group comprises 114 species in 21 genera within the families Laniidae and Malaconotidae. All species are portrayed in 41 colour plates in which differences in sex, age, geographical variation and flight pattern are depicted. Colour distribution maps are on facing pages for easy reference. The detailed species accounts provide current knowledge on ID, moult, plumage descriptions, geographical variation, range, food and breeding behaviour.