Lynx Edicions, 2011. 894 pages, hardcover, dustjacket, 77 plates with colour illustrations; 500+ colour photos, 766 colour distribution maps.
This title is not held in stock but we are happy to supply on special order. Please contact us. The ninth and final passerine volume. This volume completes the sixteen volume series. I t covers the last four families of the series, including two of the largest of all, the tanagers (283 species) and the buntings and New World sparrows (326 species), as well as the cardinals and the New World blackbirds, the latter including such spectacular birds as the orioles and oropendolas. Species accounts cover taxonomy, distribution (including subspecies), habitat, feeding, breeding, movements, status and conservation.
This volume includes:
Buntings and New world sparrows
New world blackbirds
Foreword on Climate Change and Birds, by Anders Pape Møller.
Family Thraupidae (Tanagers) by Steven Hilty
Family Cardinalidae (Cardinals) by Ronald Orenstein & David Brewer
Family Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows) by James Rising, Alvaro Jaramillo, José Luis Copete, Steve Madge and Peter Ryan
Family Icteridae (New World Blackbirds)by Rosendo Fraga
Other volumes in the series are available, please enquire.