PARROTS OF THE WORLD by FORSHAW

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PARROTS OF THE WORLD by FORSHAW, JOSEPH M
Condition: Very Fine in Plastic/None as Issued
584pp; 500 species and subspecies with a distribution map for each of the 340 main species.

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.

This stunningly illustrated, easy-to-use field guide covers all 356 species and well-differentiated subspecies of parrots, and is the only guide organized by geographical distribution–Australasian, Afro-Asian, and neotropical. 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.

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Bookseller Inventory #: 12513
Title: PARROTS OF THE WORLD
Author: FORSHAW, JOSEPH M
Illustrator: Cooper, William T
Format/binding: Hard Cover Laminated Boards
Book condition: Used – Very Fine in Plastic
Jacket condition: None as Issued
Quantity available: 1
Edition: First Edition thus.
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: t f h Publications
Place: Neptune, N J.
Date published: 1973
Keywords: Ornithology, Parrots, S America, Africa, Australia
Bookseller catalogs: Birds;
Size: 318x51p07mm