Pheasants, Partridges, and Grouse : A Guide to the Pheasants, Partridges, Quails, Grouse, Guineafowl, Buttonquails, and Sandgrouse of the World (Princeton Field Guides)

Pheasants, Partridges, and Grouse : A Guide to the Pheasants, Partridges, Quails, Grouse, Guineafowl, Buttonquails, and Sandgrouse of the World (Princeton Field Guides)

Tami Davis Biddle


This consultant brings jointly, for the 1st time inside a unmarried quantity, a finished evaluate of the entire world's pheasants, partridges, quails, grouse, turkeys, guineafowl, buttonquails, sandgrouse, and the enigmatic Plains-wanderer--over 250 species in all. the gang contains a few of the world's so much wide-spread and lovely birds, akin to the Indian peafowl and the beautiful tragopans, in addition to the various rarest and so much threatened. This ebook concentrates on targeted id and distribution, but additionally highlights conservation matters the place suitable. The seventy-two colour plates, by way of major poultry illustrators, exhibit male, woman, juvenile, and subspecies plumages, and shape the best set of illustrations of those birds up to now. there's additionally a colour distribution map for every species.

Pheasants, Partridges, and Grouse is a landmark quantity within the literature of this appealing and weak staff of birds.
* finished identity consultant to over 250 species of pheasants, partridges, and grouse during the world
* targeted textual content protecting id, description, geographical version, voice, prestige, habitat and behaviour, distribution, events, and measurements
* seventy two colour plates depicting male, lady, juvenile, and subspecies plumages
* info on conservation issues
* thesaurus, index, reference, and bibliography

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