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Titre : Shrikes: A Guide to the Shrikes of the World...
Éditeur : Yale University Press, United States
Date d'édition : 1997
Reliure : Hardback
Illustrateur : Tim Worfolk
Etat du livre : New
Language: English . Brand New Book. Shrikes are a charismatic group of small- to medium-sized birds with striking raptor-hooked bills and a face mask that gives them the look of small, fierce highwaymen. Their Latin name, Lanius, means butcher, and shrikes are commonly known as butcher-birds for their habit of impaling prey on the thorns of bushes. This book is the first complete guide to the thirty-one species in three genera of the family Laniidae. Along with superb illustrations and range maps to facilitate successful field identification of all the shrike species, this useful book contains the most recent information on the entire shrike family. N° de réf. du libraire BZV9780300073362
Synopsis : The "true" shrikes are a striking group of birds occurring throughout most of the Old World and North America. This is a comprehensive guide to 31 species of shrike from all over the world. It includes information on distribution, general behaviour, ecology and conservation, as well as on identification features. The author covers the latest taxonomic views on the family, and considers the Southern grey shrike to be a separate species from the great grey shrike.
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