Shrikes and Bush-shrikes : Including Wood-shrikes, Helmet-shrikes, Shrike Flycatchers, Philentomas, Batises and Wattle-eyes Hardback
by Tony Harris
Illustrated by Kim Franklin
Part of the Helm Identification Guides series
Covering the identification, biology and relationships of all true shrikes, bush-shrikes, helmet-shrikes, wood-shrikes, shrike flycatchers, philentomas, batises and wattle-eyes this book offers information on 114 species in 21 genera within the families Laniidae and Malaconotidae.
For each genus, acoustic and visual signals are summarized and used to map similarities.
The detailed species account for the bulk of the book, providing knowledge on field identification, plumage descriptions, geographical variation, moult, distribution, movements. general and foraging behaviour, food, sounds and breeding behaviour."
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 392 pages, 41pl 480 illustrations, 114 maps, line drawings, glossary, bibliog
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 31/08/2000
- Category: Reference works
- ISBN: 9780713638615
- Hardback from £68.09