The Birds of Africa, Volume V Thrushes to Puffback Flycatchers (Birds of Africa) by Emil K. Urban

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Subjects:

  • Birds (ornithology),
  • Birds & Birdwatching - Guides,
  • Africa - General,
  • Nature,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Africa,
  • Biological Sciences,
  • Birds and Natural History,
  • Nature / Birds & Birdwatching,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Birds

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages672
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Open LibraryOL9280550M
ISBN 100121373053
ISBN 109780121373054

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Universally recognized as by far the most authoritative and comprehensive work ever published, Birds of Africa, Volume V is the second of four volumes to deal with the Passerine birds of the continent.

The families treated fall into the following groups: thrushes, Old World warblers, Old World flycatchers, monarch flycatchers wattle-eyes and puffback flycatchers.5/5(1). Synopsis: Universally recognized as by far the most authoritative and comprehensive work ever published, Birds of Africa, Volume V is the second of four volumes to deal with the Passerine birds of the continent.

The families treated fall into the following groups: thrushes, Old World warblers, Old World flycatchers, monarch flycatchers wattle-eyes and puffback flycatchers. Universally recognized as by far the most authoritative and comprehensive work ever published on the birds of Africa, Volume V is the second of four dealing with the Passerine birds of the continent.

This is the latest volume in the classic Birds of Africa series and covers the area of Madagascar, the Comoros, Reunion, Mauritius and Rodrigues, the Seychelles and a few isolated islands in the region.

This is by far the largest volume in this series covering just fewer than pages before the indices. About The Birds of Africa. Universally recognised as by far the most authoritative work ever published on the subject, The Birds of Africa is a superb multi-contributor reference work, with encyclopaedic species texts, stunning paintings of all species and numerous subspecies, hundreds The Birds of Africa informative line drawings, detailed range maps, and extensive bibliographies.

The Birds of Africa contains the seven reprinted volumes of this magnificent series (please note that these do not contain new material) which were originally published betweenplus the newly published volume 8, which is the final installment in this series.

The publication of The Birds of Africa series was a landmark publishing event. Seven volumes were published between andand the eighth volume covering the Malagasy region is to be published in to complete the series. This. volume set covers all species of birds found in Africa, including migrants from the Palearctic and vagrants.

Resident birds are described in full detail, with sections of their range and status, description, field characters, voice, general behaviour, food and breeding biology.

Book description: For the dedicated enthusiast the authoritative reference has to be the seven volume anthology known simply as The Birds of Africa.

Published by Academic Press in regular intervals since the final volume was Volume V book in To the Ends of the Earth Volume Ll Birds of East Africa. The book celebrates the beauty of East African Birds through photographs.

The photographs reflect the human condition illustrating competition, courtship, nesting, raising families, eating, drinking, flight, humor, etc. This definitive and authoritative volume covers the first of the or so passerine species which occur in continental Africa and the outlying islands.

As in the first three volumes of The Birds The Birds of Africa Africa, each breeding species receives full coverage with sections on range and status, description, voice, general habits, food, and breeding biology.

PLATES vi AUTHORSHIP vii ACHKNOWLEDGMENTS viii INTRODUCTION xi ORDER PASSERIFORMES (continued from volume V) Picathartidae, picathartes 1 Timaliidae, babbler.

7 Aegithalidae, long-tailed tit 76 Paridae, tit 77 Remizidae, penduline tit Sittidae, nuthatches and Wallcreeper Salpornithidae, Spotted Creeper Certhiidae, tree-creepers The Birds of Africa Volume V Illustrator: Martin Woodcock, Ian Willis Series Editor(s): Emil K.

Urban, C. Hilary Fry, Stuart Keith. See larger image. Related Books. Green Guide to Birds Of Britain And Europe Jim Flegg. 01 JunePaperback. £ Green Guide to Birds Of Britain And Europe.

This, the 6th volume in a set of seven, follows the standard taxonomic sequence and deals with songbirds from the babblers to the starlings. A new introduction brings the reader up to date with recent developments in the series and includes an essay on aspects of Reviews: 1.

Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palearctic Volume V: Tyrant Flycatchers to Thrushes. 1st printing edition. by Stanley Cramp (Editor), K. Simmons (Editor) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. ISBN /5(3). About this book The Birds of Africa series, volumes I–VII, covered the avifauna of continental Africa.

This volume fulfils the aspiration, expressed in that series, of a single volume that treats the birds of Madagascar, Seychelles, the Comoros, the Mascarenes and their associated smaller outlying islands – the Malagasy region.

Birds of East Africa is the first comprehensive field guide to this spectacular birding region--and one of the best to any region in the world. Covering all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi, this small and compact guide describes and illustrates a remarkable 1, species in convenient facing-page layout.

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The Birds of Africa, Volume 1: Ostriches and Birds of Prey is the first of a set of eight which, when complete, will cover the entire avifauna of Africa, one of the most varied and interesting in the world.

As in Volume 1, all species of birds found in Africa are covered, including migrants and vagrants. Resident birds are treated in full detail, with sections on their range and status, description, field characters, voice, general behaviour, food and breeding biology.

Download BibTeX citations. @book{bhl, title = {Bulletin of the African Bird Club. }, volume = {v()}, copyright = {In copyright. The Birds of Africa, Volume VI by C. Hilary Fry,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Book. The Birds of the Western Palearctic is a comprehensive regional avifauna for the Western consists of 9 volumes, the first published in and the ninth in The main editor for the first five volumes was Stanley Cramp.

Cramp died in and the subsequent volumes were edited by Duncan Brooks and Christopher Perrins. BWP's format and breadth influenced the development. This volume is the first of a set of seven which, when complete, will cover the entire avifauna of Africa, one of the most varied and interesting in the world.

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Covering all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi, this small and compact guide describes and illustrates a remarkable 1, species in convenient facing-page layout/5(4). As in Volume I, all species of birds found in Africa are covered, including migrants and vagrants.

Resident birds are treated in full detail, with sections on their range and status, description, field characters, voice, general behaviour, food and breeding s: 2. The Birds of Africa, Volume IV: From Broadbills to Chats edited by S.

Keith and C. Fry, Academic Press, pp£72 Appearances can be deceptive. The fourth volume of The Birds of Africa is. This volume is the first of a set of seven which, when complete, will cover the entire avifauna of Africa, one of the most varied and interesting in the world.

While many regional guides to African birds exist, this will be the first comprehensive guide to the bird life of the continent as a whole, including North by:   This volume covers all birds found in Africa, from gamebirds to pigeons. In order to do justice to the ever increasing volume of publications on African birds and the wealth of material collated by the contributors, and to fulfill the aim of illustrating all main plumages of every species, the series has been expanded to six volumes, the first three to cover the non-passerines and the last three the 5/5(2).

Birds of Africa Volume VIII: the Malagasy Region dfea2afaef The eighth and very last volume of this monumental continental reference, this stone tablet of a tome contains pretty much all you need to know on the birds of the African Indian Ocean or Malagasy region. About The Birds of Africa: Volume VIII.

Universally recognised as by far the most authoritative work ever published on the subject, The Birds of Africa is a superb multi-contributor reference work, with encyclopaedic species texts, stunning paintings of all species and numerous subspecies, hundreds of informative line drawings, detailed range maps, and extensive bibliographies.

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This volume is the second of four dealing with the Passerine birds of the continent. Encyclopaedic texts on every species are complemented by detailed paintings and drawings of the birds themselves. The Birds of Africa (7 Volume Set complete) Published: Academic Press (Vol I - VI) Christopher Helm (Vol VII), London, - Edition: First.

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by Emil K. Urban, C. Hilary Fry, Stuart Keith ; colour plates by Martin Woodcock ; line drawings by Ian Willis ; acoustic references by Claude Chappuis --Vol. 3 [Parrots. Birds of Africa Vol. 3: v. 3 (The Birds of Africa) C. Hilary Fry. out of 5 stars 1.

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