New PDF release: The Bee-Eaters (Poyser Monographs)

By C. Hilary Fry

ISBN-10: 0931130115

ISBN-13: 9780931130113

Dr Hilary Fry's examine of the bee-eaters covers all 24 species of this vibrant kinfolk, which levels from southern Europe, Africa and the center East to India, China, south-east Asia and Australia.

A significant a part of the e-book contains the species debts, with complementary color plates of forty two species and sub-species and particular maps depicting the geography in their evolution. moreover there are chapters at the bee-eaters' evolutionary improvement, their foodstuff and foraging behaviour, and relationships with apiculture; of specific curiosity are chapters on social and reproductive lifestyles, the position of 'helpers' on the nest, and the that means of plumage and social differences among the species.

The author's color plates satisfaction the attention and properly painting plumage and 'jizz'. they're absolutely supplemented via greater than a hundred drawings via John Busby, taking pictures the essence of those birds with an extraordinary deftness and vitality.

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