By Steve Madge,Hilary Burn
The 30 excellent color plates by means of Hilary Burn during this e-book depict all of them; every one plate is followed by way of an informative caption web page summarising the standards required to spot the species, along color global distribution maps. a few of these birds, bearing such evocative names because the Banggai Crow, Mesopotamian Crow and Flores Crow, have by no means been illustrated before.
The authoritative textual content by means of Steve Madge treats each one species intensive, summarising identity recommendations and concisely reviewing all facets of corvid behaviour, distribution, inhabitants and taxonomy. the writer has had first-hand adventure of many of the species in the course of his travels through the international, travels within which he progressively turned eager about this very designated, yet just a little overlooked, crew of birds.
Crows and Jays is a mix of scientifically exact info and an identity advisor, deliberate to provide a person, even if a birdwatcher or biologist, a better figuring out of the lives of those attractive, but very advanced, staff of birds. it's going to absolutely be a typical paintings of reference for a few years to come.
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