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              Owls of the World

              Owls of the World (Hardback, 2nd edition)

              By Konig, Claus; Weick, Friedhelm; Becking, Jan-Hendrik

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              Active only at twilight or in the dark of night, most species of owl are seldom seen. Even the most zealous birders rarely encounter owls, and attempts to identify them are complicated by the number of species that are almost indistinguishable by plumage alone. This comprehensive... guide (a thoroughly updated edition of the authors' previous volume, Owls: A Guide to Owls of the World ), penetrates the mysterious world of owls with full color illustrations, detailed species descriptions, useful information on vocalizations, and much more. An important reference book as well as identification guide, Owls of the World encompasses the 250 known species and many subspecies of owl, including twelve new species that have been discovered over the last decade. Michael Wink, et al. contribute a new section on molecular evolution. The book features sixty-eight full-color plates depicting every species and distinct subspecies, color morphs, and juvenile plumages. Current distribution maps are also provided. All the facts on: - Identification features, including how to distinguish similar species- Habitat - Geographical variation- Food, breeding, and habits- Species status and conservation efforts- The latest owl taxonomy, based on DNA analysis and vocalizations Every ornithologist, birder, and wildlife enthusiast will want to own this essential guide--the most comprehensive and advanced book ever published on owls.
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              ISBN 9780300142273
              Released AU 15 Apr 2009
              Publisher Yale University Press
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              Owls of the World
               

              Owls of the World (EPUB ebook – 2nd edition)

              By Konig, Claus; Illustrated by Weick, Friedhelm; By Becking, Jan-Hendrik

              The definitive book on owls. Fully describes and illustrates every known species and subspecies of owl, as well as presenting the latest evidence on owl taxonomy, based on DNA work and vocalisations. Includes maps of every species and sonograms.

              ISBN 9781408108840
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              Language en
              Released AU 1 Jan 2009
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Helm Identification Guides
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              Owls (strigiformes): Annotated and Illustrated Checklist
                

              Owls (strigiformes): Annotated and Illustrated Checklist (Hardback, 2006 ed.)

              By Weick, Friedhelm

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              Reflecting a high level of scientific expertise, this book provides information on the type, locality, habitat and distribution of 220 owl species and 539 taxa, as well as the location of museum collections of skins and specimens, and references to owl illustrations. It is comple...mented by drawings and watercolours illustrating various owl species.
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              ISBN 9783540352341
              Released AU 7 Aug 2006
              Publisher Springer-Verlag Berlin and Hei
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