By Bruce M. Beehler,Thane K. Pratt
New Guinea, the most important tropical island, helps a impressive poultry fauna characterised through cassowaries, megapodes, pigeons, parrots, kingfishers, and owlet-nightjars, in addition to the enduring birds of paradise and bowerbirds. Of the approximately 800 species of birds recorded from New Guinea, greater than 350 are came upon nowhere else in the world. This accomplished annotated list of distribution, taxonomy, and systematics of the birds of latest Guinea is the 1st formal overview of this avifauna seeing that Ernst Mayr's Checklist, released in 1941. This new book brings jointly all of the systematic, taxonomic, and distributional learn performed at the region's chook households during the last 70 years.
Bruce Beehler and Thane Pratt give you the medical starting place for the names, geographic distributions, and systematic association of recent Guinea's chicken fauna. All technical details is annotated and a geographic gazetteer and bibliography are incorporated. This ebook is a perfect supplement to the Birds of latest Guinea box consultant additionally released via Princeton, and is a vital technical reference for all clinical libraries, ornithologists, and people drawn to poultry classification.
- The first whole revision of the hot Guinea chicken fauna considering the fact that 1941
- Accounts for seventy five chicken species new to the region
- Includes a geographic gazetteer, bibliography, and factors of taxonomic and systematic classifications
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Birds of New Guinea: Distribution, Taxonomy, and Systematics by Bruce M. Beehler,Thane K. Pratt