Cuckoos of the World (Helm Identification Guides) by Johannes Erritzøe,Clive F. Mann,Frederik Brammer,Richard A.

By Johannes Erritzøe,Clive F. Mann,Frederik Brammer,Richard A. Fuller

This authoritative guide, a part of the Helm identity publications sequence, appears to be like intimately on the world's cuckoos, couas and coucals - the kin Cuculidae. Famed as brood-parasites of alternative birds, the cuckoos comprise a various diversity of species, from the roadrunners of North the USA to the awesome malkohas of southern Asia. This booklet discusses the biology and identity of those birds on a species-by-species foundation, bringing jointly the very newest learn with exact variety maps, greater than six hundred attractive color photos that light up age and racial plumage adjustments, and 36 very good plates via a group of across the world popular artists.

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