easiest and most enjoyable way to browse through all the birds of the world.
For the first time ever, you can contemplate All the Birds of the World together in a single easy-to-use, fully illustrated volume. Created for a broad public, from novice birders to expert ornithologists and anyone interested in the spectacular diversity of birds, this book has something for everyone.
· Presents every taxon accepted as a species by any of the four major world lists: 11,524 in total.
· 20,865 illustrations covering sexual dimorphism, morphs and many distinctive subspecies.
· 11,558 distribution maps, with notes on altitudinal ranges.
· All 3313 one-country endemic species marked.
· IUCN/BirdLife International conservation status given.
· Taxonomic treatment by the four major world lists indicated and compared for each species.
· Nomenclatural discrepancies explained.
· All English and scientific names from eBird included.
· QR codes for instant access to videos, photos and sound recordings, species-by-species.
· Checkboxes for personal record-keeping.
· All species known to have become extinct since the year 1500 presented separately in their own appendix.
· A 37-page world atlas of colour reference maps, with relevant details of interest to birders and ornithologists.
· The easiest and most enjoyable way to browse through all the birds of the world.