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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anatidae

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPaul A. Johnsgard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL696.A52 J62
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 404 p., [16] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4721717M
ISBN 100803209533
LC Control Number78008920

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Ducks, Geese, and Swans begins with eight chapters giving an overview of the family, their taxonomy and evolution, feeding ecology, breeding strategies, social behavior, movements and migrations, population dynamics, and conservation and management, followed by accounts of species, written by a team of expert wildfowl specialists, describing each bird in its natural state and summarizing the Book Edition: 1st Edition. Wildfowl book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Wildfowl is a unique combination of scientifically accurate information compresse Wildfowl book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Wildfowl: An Identification Guide To The Ducks, Geese And Swans Of The World by. Steve Madge, Hilary Burn/5(6). Get this from a library! Waterfowl: an identification guide to the ducks, geese, and swans of the world. [Steve Madge; Hilary Burn] -- Over birds painted in full color; over distribution maps. Ducks, Geese, and Swans of North America has been hailed as a classic since the first edition was published in A must-have for professional biologists, birders, waterfowl hunters, decoy collectors, and wildlife managers, this fully revised and updated edition provides definitive information on the continent's forty-six species. Maps of both winter and breeding ranges are presented with.

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Get this from a library! Ducks, geese, and swans of the world. [Paul A Johnsgard] -- The primary purpose of this book is to provide information on each of the species of the waterfowl family in a standardized format and easily accessible manner. It was with great anticipation that I received the rather expensive (~$)two volume "Ducks, Geese, and Swans" published by Oxford Univ Press as part of their Bird Families of the World series. Seeing the Canada and Cackling Goose standing next to each other on the cover of vol. 1 only heightened my glee/5(6). Ducks, Geese, and Swans of North America has been hailed as a classic since the first edition was published in A must-have for professional biologists, birders, waterfowl hunters, decoy collectors, and wildlife managers, this fully revised and updated edition provides definitive information on the continent's forty-six. Number of a specially bound, limited edition of copies. full-color waterfowl photographs show virtually every species and subspecies of ducks, geese and swans in the world. In his fascinating text, the author has omitted complex, technical information that is readily available in other texts, focusing here on natural history.