The species covered in this volume are described in terms of field characteristics, habitats, distribution, mortality and longevity, and population, (with maps showing the breeding and wintering areas), social patterns and behavior, breeding, food, voice, plumage, moults, measurements, weight, and geographical variation. Included in volume five ...Read MoreThe species covered in this volume are described in terms of field characteristics, habitats, distribution, mortality and longevity, and population, (with maps showing the breeding and wintering areas), social patterns and behavior, breeding, food, voice, plumage, moults, measurements, weight, and geographical variation. Included in volume five are flycatchers, larks, martins, swallows, pipits, wagtails, bulbuls, waxwings, wrens, catbirds, thrashers, dunnocks, nightingales, rubythroats, bluetails, whinchats, stonechats, ant chats, wheatears, blackbirds, ring ouzels, fieldfares, redwings, and thrushes. Professional and amateur ornithologists and zoologists interested in the fauna of the western Palearctic will find this handbook invaluable.Read Less
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Quarto; vg+/good+; dj, black to blue fade on spine with white and red text; HB, dark blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, bookplate; minor shelf wear and bumping text block, clean; 722 pp.; illus., maps, photos, and text figures; some color; dj, sunned; rubbed; front flap, clipped; else very good. Rockville.
Good in Good jacket. Book. 4to-Between 9¾"-12" Tall. 722 page book is in good condition with edgewear, discoloration of cover and page sides, yellowing pages, and underlining and highlighting throughout the book. The DJ is in good condition with edgewear, scuffing of cover, and yellowing flaps. This book covers the birds in all of the Western Palearctic, which includes all Europe together with the Middle East to Turkey, Iraq, and Jrodan, and Africa south to about 19 degree N. It contains descriptions of over 740 species of birds, illustrations of each species in the form of colored plates, colored plates and black-and-white illustrations, and a bibliography, glossaries of scientific terms, and an index.
Very Good in Good dust jacket. 0198573588. Oversize hardcover: "DUPLICATE" stamped on front fly-leaf, otherwise very good, text clean and solid; light wear to dust jacket with light sticker residue to front; NOTE: additonal postage necessary for international shipping; Handbook of the...: the Birds of the Western Palearctic, Vol 1; 10.16 X 8.27 X 1.89 inches; 722 pages.
Very Good. 019857505X Oxford University Press; 1980. Hardcover. First edition. Volume 2 only. Fine in a Very Good+, slight handling/rubbing, Dustwrapper. 695pp, 4to[quarto or aprx 8 x 11 inches], Colour plates of eggs, black & white illustrations, and many text figures showing such features as display, postures, voice sonograms, melograms, and annual cycles. A bibliography, glossaries of scientific terms, indexes. We pack securely and ship daily w/delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire.
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Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Hardcover with dustjacket, "...contains descriptions of 122 species, 93 of them breeding in the Western Palearctic...specially commissioned colour plates showing the full range of normal plumage together with more distant flight views...many text-figures showing such features as display postures, voice sonograms & melograms, & annual cycles...A bibliography, glossaries of scientific terms, & indexes.., " the color plate opposite page 716 has a tiny tear on one of the egg illustrations & there is also a short tear on black & white plate #104, the rest of the book is flawless, dustjacket is in excellent condition with no significant flaws and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included.
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