Illustrated Checklist Wildfowl of the World forms a key which can be used to identify any species of wildfowl you may encounter.
Illustrated Checklist Wildfowl of the World forms a key which can be used to identify any species of wildfowl you may encounter. The book features two sections.
The text: is divided by identification feature: size, shape, colour, bill shape and colour, voice, and behaviour. Characteristics noted in this section then direct you to:
The plates: are organised by family or ‘tribe’. For each species there is also a detailed list of where it can be found with both breeding and wintering locations. Migration habits are also described.
Also included are sections on names and classification, an index that includes both common and Latin names, and details of Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust reserves throughout the UK.
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Produced in association with the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust, and featuring art work by the late naturalist Sir Peter Scott, this title includes paintings and descriptions of wildfowl found throughout the world, forming a key which can be used to identify species you may encounter.About the Author:
The late Sir Peter Scott, son of the Antarctic explorer, founded the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust at Slimbridge in 1946. He was knighted for his services to conservation and the environment in 1973. The illustrations featured in this book first appeared in 1957.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Published in association with the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust. 23 color plates by the author. Includes sections on names and classification. Bookseller Inventory # 10755
Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002201100
Book Description HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS, 1998. LEGATURA EDITORIALE. Book Condition: NUOVO. DESCRIZIONE DELLA SPECIE NELLE SUE CARATTERISTICHE DI 23 COLORI PP 96 CM. 14X20 BROSS. Bookseller Inventory # 9780002201100
Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-131-00-5922005