Birds Of East Asia

Author: Mark Brazil
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0691139261
Size: 38.33 MB
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"Published in the United Kingdom and European Union in 2009 by Christopher Helm ... London"--T.p. verso.

The Princeton Field Guide To Dinosaurs

Author: Gregory S. Paul
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400883148
Size: 75.54 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A fully updated and expanded new edition of the acclaimed, bestselling dinosaur field guide The bestselling Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs remains the must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs, from amateur enthusiasts to professional paleontologists. Now extensively revised and expanded, this dazzlingly illustrated large-format edition features some 100 new dinosaur species and 200 new and updated illustrations, bringing readers up to the minute on the latest discoveries and research that are radically transforming what we know about dinosaurs and their world. Written and illustrated by acclaimed dinosaur expert Gregory Paul, this stunningly beautiful book includes detailed species accounts of all the major dinosaur groups as well as nearly 700 color and black-and-white images—skeletal drawings, "life" studies, scenic views, and other illustrations that depict the full range of dinosaurs, from small feathered creatures to whale-sized supersauropods. Paul's extensively revised introduction delves into dinosaur history and biology, the extinction of nonavian dinosaurs, the origin of birds, and the history of dinosaur paleontology, as well as giving a taste of what it might be like to travel back in time to the era when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Now extensively revised and expanded Covers nearly 750 dinosaur species, including scores of newly discovered ones Provides startling new perspectives on the famed Brontosaurus and Tyrannosaurus Features nearly 700 color and black-and-white drawings and figures, including life studies, scenic views, and skull and muscle drawings Includes color paleo-distribution maps and a color time line Describes anatomy, physiology, locomotion, reproduction, and growth of dinosaurs, as well as the origin of birds and the extinction of nonavian dinosaurs

Red Throated Diver

Author: Jörg Hemmer
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3734755360
Size: 12.70 MB
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The biologist Jörg Hemmer presents a comprehensive portrait of the Red-throated Diver, also known as Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata), with sections on evolution, habitats, reproduction, diet, migration, population numbers, and conservation. Captivating photographs document the family life and the spectacular territorial behaviour of this charismatic traveller between fresh and saltwater.

Birds Of Botswana

Author: Peter Hancock
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400874173
Size: 20.12 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Here is the ultimate field guide to Botswana's stunningly diverse birdlife. Covering all 597 species recorded to date, Birds of Botswana features more than 1,200 superb color illustrations, detailed species accounts, seasonality and breeding bars, and a color distribution map for each species. Drawing on the latest regional and national data, the book highlights the best birding areas in Botswana, provides helpful tips on where and when to see key species, and depicts special races and morphs specific to Botswana. This is the first birding guide written by a Botswana-based ornithologist and the only one dedicated specifically to Botswana. Portable and easy to use, Birds of Botswana is the essential travel companion for anyone visiting this remarkable country. Covers all 597 species of birds found in Botswana, including subspecies and color variants specific to Botswana Features more than 1,200 color illustrations—with more than one illustration for species where the sexes and ages differ Includes detailed species accounts, seasonality and breeding bars, and color distribution maps Draws on the latest bird data and the expertise of leading birders in Botswana

Photographic Guide To The Birds Of Japan And North East Asia

Author: Tadao Shimba
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472947231
Size: 22.40 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Eastern Asia is blessed with a rich and spectacular avifauna, and all 520 regularly occurring species are featured in this spectacular and lavish new photographic guide to the region, covering Japan, northern China, North and South Korea and the Russian Far East. The concise text focuses on key identification criteria, and is accompanied by a distribution map for every species. The accompanying photographs, contributed by Japan's top bird photographers, form a stunning series that will allow both field identification and rich enjoyment at home afterwards. This beautiful book is a must-have for anyone interested in the birds of Asia.


Size: 77.64 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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