Sylvia Warblers

By Shirihai, Hadoram, Gargallo, Gabriel and Helbig, Andreas J.

SKU# 17258

$ 100.00

Pp. 576; 20 full page color plates after paintings by Alan Harris, 546 color photographs on 97 full page plates, numerous color distribution maps, numerous black-and-white line-drawings, sonograms, moult sequences and wing formulae.  Publisher’s original gray cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, lg 8vo.  This is a comprehensive identification guide to the 22 species of Sylvia warblers.  These Old World Warblers are found in temperate to tropical regions of Europe, western and central Asia, and Africa, with the highest species diversity centered in the Mediterranean area.  This volume provides a detailed text covering identification (in the field and in the hand), voice, subspecies, moult, general biology, and population trends (from the dust jacket rear cover).  A most thorough study of a single group of birds.  No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher Princeton University Press
Publisher Place Princeton
Date Published 2001
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket.
ISBN 0-691-08833-0
Limited Edition