鸟类介绍:《The Encyclopedia of Birds》

鸟类大全 The Encyclopedia of Birds

内容简介

Birds have been a source of fascination and mystery for humans throughout the world, and throughout time.The Encyclopedia of Birds reveals in striking detail the rich variety of bird life,from the exotic to the common that we can see everyday in our locality; birds whose songs and silhouettes in flight we often take for granted. But you will also find, photographed close-up with stunning clarity, occasional visitors to these shores, together with images of birds from all over the world.Splendidly illustrated, featuring more than 400 species in a highly informative text,The Encyclopedia of Birds offers a window on the world of the extraordinary diversity of birds on our planet.

目录

Introduction
NON-PASSERINES
Ostrich and allies
Ostrich
Greater Rhea
Emu
Southern/
Double-wattled Cassowary
Undulated Tinamou
Brown Kiwi
Elegant Tinamou
Penguins
Diver and Grebes
Common Loon/
Great Northern Diver
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Albatross, Petrels, and allies
Wandering Albatross
Wilson's Storm-Petrel
Southern Giant Petrel
Northern Fuhnar
Fairy Prion
Manx Shearwater
Pelicans and allies
White-tailed Tropicbird
Brown Pelican
(American) White Pelican
(Northern) Gannet
Blue-footed Booby
Masked/Blue-faced Booby
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Anhinga
European Shag
Great Frigatebird/Greater Frigate Bird
Herons, Bitterns, Storks and allies
(Great) Bittern
American Bittern
Herons
Cattle Egret
Snowy Egret
Shoebill
White Stork
Wood Stork
Marabou Stork
Ibises
Greater Flamingo
Eurasian Spoonbill
Swans, Geese and Ducks
Mute Swan
Whooper Swan
Bewick's Swan
True Geese

(Northern) Pintail
(Common) Teal
Wood Duck
Goosander/Common Merganser
Mandarin Duck
King Eider
Canvasback
Tufted Duck
Pochard
Birds of prey: Eagles, Vultures, Hawks and allies
California Condor
Andean Condor
Egyptian Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Lammergeier/Bearded Vulture
Griffon Vulture

Red Kite
Black Kite
(Western) Marsh Harrier/Swamp Harrier
Hen/Northern Harrier
Montagu's Harrier
Hawks
Common Buzzard
Rough-legged Buzzard/Hawk
Bald Eagle

Harpy Eagle
Crested Caracara
Secretary Bird
(Common) Kestrel
Merlin
(Eurasian) Hobby
Lanner Falcon
Peregrine (Falcon)
Fowl
Malleefowl
Australian Brush-Turkey
Plain Chachalaca
Wild Turkey
Black Grouse
Sage Grouse
Rock Ptarmigan
Capercaillie
Quails
Common/Grey Partridge
Temminck's Tragopan
Common Pheasant
Blue Peafowl/Peacock
Impeyan Monal/Himalayan Monal Red Junglefowl
……
Passerines
Index of Common Names
Index of Scientific Names
Picutre Credits

书摘与插图

鸟类大全 The Encyclopedia of Birds