Bird: The Definitive Visual Guide by Ben Hoare and David Burnie
Synopsis: Unrivaled in scope for a single-volume reference work, this visual guide to every bird order and family profiles more than 1,400 species, photographed in their native environment by photographers around the globe. Authoritative, comprehensive, and completely up to date, this is a must-have reference for anyone with even a passing interest in the world’s birds. Illustrates the full range of birds, bird behavior, and bird-watching locations. Organized in taxonomic order with detailed introductions to every bird order. Special double-page features on the most spectacular birds. Breathtaking images of the bird world.
Published: August 2009 | ISBN-13: 978-0756655747
Mini-bio: Ben Hoare: I wrote and edited natural history books for 12 years before joining BBC Wildlife in 2008. – BBC
Ben’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/benhoare5
Mini-bio: David Burnie is an accomplished zoologist who was a nature reserve ranger before becoming a natural history author and editor. A prolific writer of many books, including several on dinosaurs, he has seen many of his titles win educational awards and science prizes. – Macmillan Publishers
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