Konig, Claus and Freidhelm Weick.

This revised second edition (first published 1999) covers the identification of owls of the world. The plumages of many species are cryptic and difficult to separate by plumage alone. This problem is compounded by the different morphs that many adopt. This book fully describes every known species and subspecies of owl, as well as presenting the latest evidence on owl taxonomy, based on DNA work and vocalisations. Because voice is vital in owl identification, much emphasis is placed on it in the book and sonograms are provided for many species.


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Christopher Helm/A & C Black, 2008, Large octavo, 528 pages dustwrapper, colour plates, distribution maps. Second Edition

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Weight 1500 g