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The Book of Eggs

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Dimensions: L: 18.80cm x W: 4.30cm x H: 27.60cm

Product Code: 9781782400479

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Featuring new photography from Chicagos renowned Field Museum, The Book of Eggs explores 600 examples at actual size, alongside pattern details, clutch images, breeding range maps, and engravings of all the birds. A table of field-guide information identifies order, family, breeding range, nesting habitat, nest characteristics, and conservation status. This accompanies an expert narrative revealing the latest research and thinking on social structure; reproductive strategies; egg colour, maculation, and size; and incubation behaviour. Arranged taxonomically, according to evolutionary relationships, the book brings to light intriguing aspects of breeding biology. The result is a visual delight and an essential reference for every bird enthusiast, natural historian, and conservationist.
Book Title The Book of Eggs
ISBN 9781782400479
By Author(s) Mark E. Hauber
Publisher Ivy Press
Pages 655
Format Hardback
Dimensions 18.80cm x 4.30cm x 27.60cm
Notes The book images and summary displayed may be of a different edition or binding of the same title.