Birds of the Solomons, Vanuatu & New Caledonia

# Birds of the Solomons, Vanuatu & New Caledonia ✓ PDF Read by * Chris Doughty, Nicholas Day, Andrew Plant eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. Birds of the Solomons, Vanuatu & New Caledonia The colour plates in this guide which is primarily intended for field use depict every species, showing plumages, races and colour morphs, and there are 340 colour distribution maps. The facing-page layout, with colour plates opposite the relevant species descriptions, makes at-a-glace reference easy for anyone interested in the birdlife of the Pacific.. Situated in the Southwest Pacific, this region boasts a colourful and intriguing range of birds. Of the 362 species covered, 117 are endemics]

Birds of the Solomons, Vanuatu & New Caledonia

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Rating : 4.67 (530 Votes)
Asin : 071364690X
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 208 Pages
Publish Date : 0000-00-00
Language : English

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Angela KayKepler said Birds of the Solomons, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia. This is an excellent, one-of-a-kind field guide. Not since the 19Birds of the Solomons, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia Angela KayKepler This is an excellent, one-of-a-kind field guide. Not since the 1940s has any book on this area of the Pacific appeared, let alone such a beautiful, usable field guide. The illustrations, maps and text are both accurate and up-to-date. The authors, highly reputable ornithologists of international stature, are to be congratulated on their efforts in this little-known area of the Pacific, historically and currently beset with political strife.. 0s has any book on this area of the Pacific appeared, let alone such a beautiful, usable field guide. The illustrations, maps and text are both accurate and up-to-date. The authors, highly reputable ornithologists of international stature, are to be congratulated on their efforts in this little-known area of the Pacific, historically and currently beset with political strife.. Still the best field reference for island Melanesia Stringybark There are two advantages of this field guide over the newer 'Birds of Melanesia' by Dutson: 1) it weighs 400g as opposed to Dutson's 960g, and 2) the illustrations are arranged facing the descriptions. That means that it is lightweight enough to keep in your daypack in the field, and it is quick to look up a bird wthout a lot of fumbling. The disadvantages are that the descriptions of habitat and call are shorter (but still very good even if concise) and the taxonomy dates from 1999 rather than 2011 (but there have not been that many changes, and in any case the common name is usually the same). Th

The colour plates in this guide which is primarily intended for field use depict every species, showing plumages, races and colour morphs, and there are 340 colour distribution maps. The facing-page layout, with colour plates opposite the relevant species descriptions, makes at-a-glace reference easy for anyone interested in the birdlife of the Pacific.. Situated in the Southwest Pacific, this region boasts a colourful and intriguing range of birds. Of the 362 species covered, 117 are endemics

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