Parrots A Guide to Parrots of the World

Parrots A Guide to Parrots of the World

By: Tony Juniper (author), Mike Parr (author), Dan Powell (illustrator), Carl D'Silva (illustrator), Robin Restall (illustrator), David Johnston (illustrator), Kim Franklin (illustrator)eBook
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This is the first book created primarily for the field identification of parrots, one of the most familiar and colorful groups of birds. From the mighty. macaws to the diminutive pygmy parrots, the 350 species of parrots include cockatoos, parakeets, lovebirds, and Budgerigar. Most are brightly colored or even gaudy, but a few are drab, and some are nocturnal and flightess. Parrots, found throughout most of the warmer regions of the world, occur in greatest numbers in Australasian and South America.

This book includes 88 superb color illustrations of every species and most identifiable subspecies of parrot, as well as range maps of their locations. It offers many firsthand insights into the ecology of each species, vocalizations, life cycle characteristics, and geographical variation. It also provides up-to-date information on the conservation status of those species of parrots that are threatened or endangered.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 30/07/2010
  • ID: 9781408135754
  • series: Helm Identification Guides
  • book language: en
  • publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • publisher imprint: Christopher Helm

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