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Birds of New Guinea

Beehler, Bruce

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ISBN 10: 0691095639 / ISBN 13: 9780691095639
Published by Princeton University Press
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Previous edition by Bruce M. Beehler, Thane K. Pratt, and Dale A. Zimmerman. Illustrator(s): Anderton, John C.; Kokay, Szabolcs. Series: Princeton Field Guides. Num Pages: 528 pages, 635 maps. BIC Classification: RG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 163 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1194. . 2014. Second. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780691095639

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Title: Birds of New Guinea

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

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This is the completely revised edition of the essential field guide to the birds of New Guinea. The world's largest tropical island, New Guinea boasts a spectacular avifauna characterized by cassowaries, megapodes, pigeons, parrots, cuckoos, kingfishers, and owlet-nightjars, as well as an exceptionally diverse assemblage of songbirds such as the iconic birds of paradise and bowerbirds. Birds of New Guinea is the only guide to cover all 780 bird species reported in the area, including 366 endemics. Expanding its coverage with 111 vibrant color plates--twice as many as the first edition--and the addition of 635 range maps, the book also contains updated species accounts with new information about identification, voice, habits, and range. A must-have for everyone from ecotourists to field researchers, Birds of New Guinea remains an indispensable guide to the diverse birds of this remarkable region.



  • 780 bird species, including 366 found nowhere else

  • 111 stunning color plates, twice the number of the first edition

  • Expanded and updated species accounts provide details on identification, voice, habits, and range

  • 635 range maps

  • Revised classification of birds reflects the latest research


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Praise for the first edition:"This book is not only indispensable to any bird-watcher visiting New Guinea and the adjacent islands, but, owing to the wealth of its information, it will be of great interest to anyone who is seriously interested in birds." --American Scientist


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