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Author Van Grouw, Katrina, 1965-
Title The unfeathered bird / Katrina van Grouw.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2013]
©2013

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 OTTERBEIN FOLIO  QL697 .V26 2013    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN FOLIO  QL697 .V26 2013    AVAILABLE  
Author Van Grouw, Katrina, 1965-
Subject Birds -- Anatomy.
Birds -- Behavior.
Birds -- Adaptation.
Birds -- Pictorial works.
Ornithology -- Fieldwork.
Description xiii, 287 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Generic. The trunk ; The head and neck ; The hind limbs ; The wings and tail -- -- Specific. Accipitres (Vultures ; Birds of prey ; Owls) ; Picae (Parrots ; Turacos and others ; Kingfishers ; Hornbills and allies ; Toucans and barbets ; Woodpeckers ; Hummingbirds) ; Anseres (Waterfowl / domestic waterfowl ; Penguins ; Loons ; Grebes ; Albatrosses, petrels, and storm petrels ; Tropicbirds and frigatebirds ; Pelicans ; Gannets ; Cormorants and darters ; Gulls, terns, skimmers, and skuas ; Auks) ; Grallae (Flamingos ; Herons ; Shoebill ; Storks, ibises, and spoonbills ; Cranes ; Rails ; Kagu ; Waders) ; Gallinae (Gamebirds / domestic fowl ; Screamers ; Hoatzin ; Ostrich, kiwis, and other ratites ; Tinamous ; Bustards ;Sandgrouse ; Dodo and solitaire) ; Passeres (Pigeons / domestic pigeons ; Nightjars ; Swifts ; Passerines).
Summary Suitable for those who appreciates birds or bird art, this book features: over 385 drawings, artistically arranged in a sumptuous large-format book; accessible, jargon-free text - the only book on bird anatomy aimed at the general reader; drawings and text all based on actual bird specimens; and includes an anatomically distinct bird groups.
ISBN 9780691151342 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0691151342 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC # 788266373



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