Owls of the World

Owls of the World

Their Lives, Behavior and Survival

Book - 2003
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An in-depth reference to owls around the world.

Owls of the World traces the remarkable evolution of 205 owl species and their place within the avian order as both predators and prey. Major owl species are covered as well as the lesser-known species only be found in more remote geographic locations. The owls of Australia, New Zealand, and Indonesia are compared with North American, European, and Asian species in terms of habitat, adaptability and physical appearance.

This abundantly illustrated reference features:

Detailed description, history, habitat, range maps and conservation status for 205 species Common and scientific names Commonly known owl behavior, plus recently discovered mating, hunting and survival techniques The nature of owls including the discovery of a new owl species Owls in mythology and culture Threats to owl populations A world directory of owl species, including taxonomy and a range map for each species
Publisher: New York : Firefly Books, 2003
ISBN: 9781552978450
1552978451
Branch Call Number: 598.97 DUN 2003
Characteristics: 319 p. : ill. (chiefly col), maps

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Gizmo_Joe
Oct 06, 2017

To me - Owls are one of the coolest species of birds on this planet. After checking out this excellent book - You are sure to see what I mean.

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