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By Gerard Gorman

Woodpeckers stay some of the most renowned households of birds, they usually are one of the more odd. Their mythical skill to excavate holes in wooden is celebrated, and they're uniquely tailored for residing in timber - notwithstanding a couple of species became extra tailored to ground-dwelling. The kin levels from the tiny piculets of tropical forests to the powerful Imperial Woodpecker of Mexico, unfortunately now extinct. In among there's a substantial number of species, all of a approximately related form and layout, inhabiting forests and woodlands in the course of the global other than Australasia and Antarctica.

Covering 239 species, this publication is the 1st definitive photographic advisor to woodpeckers. specific textual content seems intimately on the biology of the birds, with specific emphasis on box id, besides voice, habitat, prestige, racial edition and distribution. The textual content is observed by means of a sequence of top quality pictures – greater than 750 photos, rigorously chosen to focus on id standards. each one species access is accomplished by way of a correct color variety map.

A sister to Owls of the World within the Helm Photographic publications sequence, Woodpeckers of the World is an informative, fact-filled and fantastically illustrated advisor to a gaggle liked via all birders.

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