Dazzling in their beauty, many of the 123 species of kingfisher, bee-eater and roller are very poorly known. This reference provides a review of the group showing every species, all the main races and most sex and age variations. Text and plates are closely co-ordinated with emphasis on behaviour, field characters and identifcation. Colour maps showing breeding and wintering ranges are also included.... creations and are just as delightful to watch and study. Resplendent in every imaginable shade of emerald, commonly with scarlet bill and legs, they have in fact been evolutionarily rather ... of species, were eventually published in The Living Bird and Ibis, and in due course the findings were incorporated in Forshawa#39;s Kingfishers and Related Birds. ... It is our hope that this guide, which illustrates every one of the 123 species and attempts to summarise everything of consequenceanbsp;...
|Title||:||Kingfishers, Bee-eaters and Rollers|
|Author||:||C. Hilary Fry, Kathie Fry|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2010-06-30|