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Kingfishers, bee-eaters & rollers

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kingfishers,
  • Bee eaters,
  • Rollers (Birds)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-317) and index.

    Other titlesKingfishers, bee-eaters, and rollers
    StatementC. Hilary Fry and Kathie Fry ; illustrated by Alan Harris.
    ContributionsFry, Kathie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.C72 F79 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 324 p. :
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL53905M
    ISBN 100691048797
    LC Control Number99063390
    OCLC/WorldCa43687810


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Three colour distribution maps show breeding and wintering ranges. The collared kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris) is a medium-sized kingfisher belonging to the subfamily Halcyoninae, the tree is also known as the white-collared kingfisher or mangrove has a wide range extending from the Red Sea across southern Asia to Polynesia.A number of subspecies and subspecies groups have been split from this species including the Pacific Class: Aves.

The Bee-eaters. & A.D. Poyser, Calton, England and Fry, C. H., K. Fry, & A. Harris. Kingfishers, Bee-eaters & Rollers. Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, N.J. Hillary Fry penned these books almost a decade apart but in many respects the bee-eater text of the volume in the Princeton series is simply a summary of the fine book.

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* To provide a smaller, more accessible and focussed gallery than the Atlas and Field Guide mega-groups. * To provide a learning space for bird photographers. We are including here most of the Coraciiformes except the Hornbills, Hoopoes and Wood Hoopoes, whose inclusion is.The giant kingfisher is monogamous and a solitary breeder.

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