Handbook of the Birds of the World - Volume 15 Weavers to New World Warblers. The Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) is a multi-volume series produced by the Spanish publishing house Lynx Edicions in partnership with BirdLife International. It is the first handbook to cover every known living species of bird. The series is edited by Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, Jordi Sargatal and David A Christie. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Ostrich to Ducks (Handbooks of the Birds of the World) (English, French, German and Spanish Edition).
• Josep del Hoyo (ed.) • Andrew Elliott (ed. Manual Sommerkamp Ft-767 Dx. ) • Jordi Sargatal (ed.) (vol. 1–7) • David A Christie (ed.) (vol. 8–16) Country Language English Genre Nature Publisher Published 1992–2013 The Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) is a multi-volume series produced by the publishing house in partnership with.
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It is the first handbook to cover every known living species of. The series is edited by Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, Jordi Sargatal and David A Christie. All 16 volumes have been published. Nicki Minaj Album Free Download on this page. For the first time an animal will have all the species illustrated and treated in detail in a single work. This has not been done before for any other group in the kingdom. Material in each volume is grouped first by family, with an introductory article on each family; this is followed by individual species accounts (taxonomy, subspecies and distribution, descriptive notes, habitat, food and feeding, breeding, movements, status and conservation, bibliography). In addition, all volumes except the first and second contain an essay on a particular ornithological theme.
More than 200 renowned specialists and 35 illustrators (including,, and ) from more than 40 countries have contributed to the project up to now, as well as 834 photographers from all over the world. Since the first volume appeared in 1992, the series has received various international awards. The first volume was selected as Bird Book of the Year by the magazines and, and the fifth volume was recognised as Outstanding Academic Title by, the magazine. The seventh volume, as well as being named Bird Book of the Year by Birdwatch and British Birds, also received the distinction of Best Bird Reference Book in the 2002 This same distinction was also awarded to Volume 8 a year later in 2003. Individual volumes are large, measuring 32 by 25 centimetres (12.6 by 9.8 in), and weighing between 4 and 4.6 kilograms (8.8 and 10.1 lb); it has been commented in a review that ' book' would be a more appropriate title. As a complement to the Handbook of the Birds of the World and with the ultimate goal of disseminating knowledge about the world's avifauna, in 2002 started the Internet Bird Collection (IBC).