Pp. 304; 61 full-page color plates from paintings by Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman, 24 distribution maps (some are color-tinted). Publisher's original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, folio. This well illustrated work describes 61 species of herons and bitterns in detail, presenting descriptions and identifications, habitats, distributions, and feeding and breeding behavior. There are also introductory chapters on the family Ardidae. These chapters cover classification, plumage and moult, breeding, feeding, migration and dispersal and conservation (from the jacket flap and introduction). No ownership marks.
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Book Description Harpercollins. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0060117591 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0011420
Book Description Harpercollins, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060117591