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A natural history of owls

by Everett, Michael

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Published by Hamlyn in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Owls

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Michael Everett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.S8 E93
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5-156 p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4611511M
    ISBN 100600365751, 0600365859
    LC Control Number77375263

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A natural history of owls by Everett, Michael Download PDF EPUB FB2

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OWLS: A Natural History of the British and Irish Species MIKE TOMS Book Number: Product format: Hardback This solid and beautifully produced volume comes from the New Naturalist Library and.

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A natural history of owls by Michael Everett starting at $ A natural history of owls has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Foreword by Robert W. Nero 9 Preface 11 Comparative Biology of Owls 15 Evolution and Classification of North American Owls 17Comparative Ecology and Distribution 25 Comparative Morphology and Physiology 37 Comparative Behavior 55 Comparative Reproductive Biology 71 Owls in Myth and Legend 85 Natural Histories of North American Owls Family Tytonidae 95 Common Barn-owl Family Strigidae Cited by:   A new illustrated natural history book highlights 53 owl species from around the world, organized by bioregion.

(Owls are found on every continent except Antarctica.).Owls are birds from the order Strigiformes, which includes over species of mostly solitary and nocturnal birds of prey typified by an upright stance, a large, broad head, binocular vision, binaural hearing, sharp talons, and feathers adapted for silent flight.

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