HANCOCK, J. & ELLIOTT, H. (1978)

The Herons of the World.

304 Seiten mit 61 Farbtafeln gezeichnet von Robert Gillmore und Peter Hayman, und 24 Verbreitungskarten.

Verlag: Harper & Row Publishers, New York, Hagerstwon, San Farncisc0, London. ISBN-10: 0060117591; ISBN-13: 978-0060117597


This well illustrated work describes 61 species of herons and bitterns in detail, presenting descriptions and identifications, habitats, distributions, and feeding and breeding behavior. There are also introductory chapters on the family Ardidae. These chapters cover classification, plumage and moult, breeding, feeding, migration and dispersal and conservation.


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