Cuckoos of the World Hardback
Part of the Helm Identification Guides series
Winner - Birdwatch Book of the Year 2012This authoritative handbook, part of the Helm Identification Guides series, looks in detail at the world's cuckoos, couas and coucals - the family Cuculidae.
Famed as brood-parasites of other birds, the cuckoos include a diverse range of species, from the roadrunners of North America to the spectacular malkohas of southern Asia.
This book discusses the biology and identification of these birds on a species-by-species basis, bringing together the very latest research with accurate range maps, more than 600 stunning colour photographs that illuminate age and racial plumage differences, and 36 superb plates by a team of internationally renowned artists.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 544 pages, 36 plates, 150 maps, 600 photos (all colour) plus line drawings
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 21/06/2012
- Category: Birds (ornithology)
- ISBN: 9780713660340