Woodpeckers of the World: The Complete Guide (Helm Photographic Guides)

Woodpeckers of the World: The Complete Guide (Helm Photographic Guides)

Gerard Gorman


Woodpeckers stay the most renowned households of birds, and they're one in all the more odd. Their mythical skill to excavate holes in wooden is widely known, and they're uniquely tailored for residing in bushes - even though a couple of species became extra tailored to ground-dwelling. The relatives levels from the tiny piculets of tropical forests to the robust Imperial Woodpecker of Mexico, unfortunately now extinct. In among there's a huge number of species, all of a approximately comparable form and layout, inhabiting forests and woodlands in the course of the international other than Australasia and Antarctica.

This new e-book covers all 239 species of woodpeckers. Concise textual content appears to be like intimately on the biology of the birds, with specific emphasis on box identity, besides voice, habitat, prestige, racial edition and distribution. The textual content is followed by way of a sequence of top of the range photos, rigorously chosen to focus on identity standards. each one species access is done by way of a correct color diversity map.

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