Nature

Birds of Paradise and Bowerbirds: An Identification Guide

    Illustrated by
  • Richard Allen

Hardcover

Price:
$45.00 / £38.00
ISBN:
Published:
02/25/2020
Pages:
416
Size:
6.75 x 9.38 in.
Illus:
40 color plates. 151 color photos. 77 maps.
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Renowned for their dazzling plumages and elaborate courtship displays, birds of paradise and bowerbirds exhibit some of the most astonishing behaviors in the natural world. Birds of Paradise and Bowerbirds is the ultimate identification guide to these marvelous birds. This beautiful book features stunning color plates that depict all 108 recognized taxa in these two groups along with more than 200 color photos that showcase a broad range of racial and age-related plumage varieties. The comprehensive text covers identification, taxonomy, and ecology, and is accompanied by detailed distribution maps. Birds of Paradise and Bowerbirds is the product of more than two decades of research and field observations, and is a must-have guide for birders, ornithologists, and anyone interested in these sensational birds.

  • The ultimate identification guide to these marvelous birds of New Guinea and Australia
  • Features stunningly illustrated color plates that depict all 108 recognized taxa
  • Covers identification, taxonomy, and ecology
  • Includes hundreds of color photos and detailed distribution maps
  • Based on more than two decades of research and original field observations