del Hoyo, Josep et al., editors.

This title is not held in stock but we are happy to supply on special order.  Please contact us.   Completed in sixteen volumes.  Species accounts cover taxonomy, distribution (including subspecies), habitat, feeding, breeding, movements, status and conservation.

Volume 5 includes the orders Strigiformes, Caprimulgiformes, and Apodiformes. Families covered are Tytonidae (Barn Owls); Strigidae (Typical Owls); Steatornithidae (Oilbird); Podargidae (Frogmouths); Aegothelidae (Owlet-nightjars); Nyctibiidae (Potoos); Caprimulgidae (Nightjars); Apodidae (Swifts); Hemiprocnidae (Tree-swifts); and Trochilidae (Hummingbirds). The book includes a foreword on risk indicators and status assessment in birds.

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Lynx Edicions, 1999.  759 pages, hardcover, dustwrapper, 76 plates plates with colour illustrations; 406 colour photos, 758 colour distribution maps, 10 illustrations and tables

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Weight 4200 g