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Parrots of the World

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Parrots of the World is a stunningly illustrated, easy-to-use field guide that covers all 356 species and well-differentiated subspecies of parrots, and is the only guide organized by geographical distribution – Australasian, Afro-Asian, and neo-tropical.

Description

Author: Joseph M. Forshaw
Illustrator: Frank Knight
ISBN: 978-0-6911-4285-2
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Year of Publication: 2010
336pp, 146 color plates, 391 maps
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From the macaws of South America to the cockatoos of Australia, parrots are among the most beautiful and exotic birds in the world–and also among the most endangered. Parrots of the World is a stunningly illustrated, easy-to-use field guide that covers all 356 species and well-differentiated subspecies of parrots, and is the only guide organized by geographical distribution – Australasian, Afro-Asian, and neo-tropical. It features 146 superb color plates depicting every kind of parrot, as well as detailed, facing-page species accounts that describe key identification features, distribution, subspeciation, habitat, and status. Color distribution maps show ranges of all subspecies, and field identification is further aided by relevant upperside and underside flight images. This premier field guide also shows where to observe each species in the wild, helping make this the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the parrots of the world.

From the macaws of South America to the cockatoos of Australia, parrots are among the most beautiful and exotic birds in the world–and also among the most endangered.

Parrots of the World features 146 superb color plates depicting every kind of parrot, as well as detailed, facing-page species accounts that describe key identification features, distribution, subspeciation, habitat, and status. Color distribution maps show ranges of all subspecies, and field identification is further aided by relevant upperside and underside flight images. This premier field guide also shows where to observe each species in the wild, helping make this the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the parrots of the world.

  • The only parrot guide to focus on geographical distribution
  • Covers all 356 species
  • Features 146 color plates depicting all species and well-differentiated subspecies
  • Provides detailed facing-page species accounts that describe key identification features, distribution, subspeciation, habitat, and status
  • Includes color distribution maps
  • Shows where to observe each species in the wild

 

Additional information

Weight 1.8 lbs
Dimensions 10 x 8 x 1 in