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Toucans, barbets and honeyguides

Lester L. Short

Toucans, barbets and honeyguides

Ramphastidae, Capitonidae, and Indicatoridae

by Lester L. Short

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toucans.,
  • Capitonidae.,
  • Honeyguides.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [484]-512) and index.

    StatementLester L. Short and Jennifer F.M. Horne. ; colour plates and line drawings by Albert Earl Gilbert.
    SeriesBird families of the world -- 8.
    ContributionsHorne, Jennifer F. M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.P57 S56 2001, QL696.P57 S56 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 526 p., [80] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages526
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18171101M
    ISBN 100198546661
    LC Control Number00067602

    This is one of the finest books on a bird family published to date. The authors have condensed their encyclopedic knowledge of the toucans, barbets and honeyguides into a highly readable volume, with great emphasis on characteristics and behavior observed in . Toucans, Barbets and Honeyguides Sale! $ $ Add to cart; Pionus Parrots: A Complete Guide Sale! $ $ Add to cart; The Essential Cockatoo Guide Sale! $ $ Add to cart; The Cockatiel Handbook Sale! $ $ Add to cart.

    - This board is for the Toucan family: Toucans, Aracaris, and Toucanettes; and the Barbets. Easily distinguished by their large colorful beaks. See more 71 pins. Barbet, any of about 80 species of tropical birds constituting the family Capitonidae (order Piciformes). Barbets are named for the bristles at the bases of their stout, sharp bills. They are big-headed, short-tailed birds, 9–30 cm (–12 inches) long, greenish or brownish, with splashes of bright.

    Family Book: Rating: Short, L.L., and J.F.M. Horne. Toucans, Barbets, and Honeyguides. Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford. I confess that I don't own this book, nor have I done more that quickly glance through it in a bookstore. Yet every one of the Oxford University Press series on bird families has been excellent, and this looks equally solid. Unlike in all other surveyed birds, the supernatant form of MDH shows three distinct bands in specimens representing 23 species of woodpeckers (Picidae), honeyguides (Indicatoridae), barbets (Capitonidae), and toucans (Rhamphastidae). This unique zymogram pattern, perhaps the result of a gene duplication, provides an informative phylogenetic.


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This book covers in unmatched detail the life history, relationships, biology, and conservation of all the world's toucans, barbets, and honeyguides. These number species, found in tropical regions around the world.

The toucans are especially well-known because of their dramatic bills and their association with the Amazon rainforest. The authors have been working with these birds for. This book covers in unmatched detail the life history, relationships, biology and conservation of all the world's toucans, barbets and honeyguides.

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Seven of the 13 barbet genera are Afrotropical, compared to three genera each from tropical Asia and America. The first book is Toucans, Barbets, and Honeyguides by Lester L. Short and Jennifer F.M. Horne, Oxford University Press. This book contains wonderful plates of all the toucans species as well as numerous chapters each of which is devoted to an individual species.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). The toucan barbet (Semnornis ramphastinus) is a barbet native to western Ecuador and with the prong-billed barbet, it forms the family Semnornithidae, and is closely related to the is a medium-sized barbet with a robust yellow bill.

It has striking plumage, having a black head with grey throat and nape, red breast and upper belly, yellow lower belly and grey wings and Class: Aves. Get this from a library. Toucans, barbets, and honeyguides: Ramphastidae, Capitonidae, and Indicatoridae. [Lester L Short; Jennifer F M Horne] -- "The exotic and vibrant natures of toucans, barbets and honeyguides are brought to life in this stunning new volume from the Bird Families of the World series.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get honeybees of asia book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. John M. Sykes IV, in Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Volume 8, Biology. The order Piciformes comprises four families: (1) Indicatoridae (honeyguides); (2) Capitonidae (barbets); (3) Picidae (woodpeckers); and (4) Ramphastidae (toucans, toucanets, aracari).The jacamars (Galbulidae) and puff birds (Bucconidae) are now considered part of the order Galbuliformes.

This volume covers Jacamars, puffbirds, barbets, honeyguides, toucans and woodpeckers. Each chapter, headed by a summary box, deals with a different family, and it is subdivided into sections: systematics; morphological aspects; habitat; general habits; voice; food and feeding; breeding; movements; relationship with man; status and conservation; a general bibliography and detailed species 5/5(1).

The largest toucans, up to 60 cm (24 inches) long, are Ramphastos species. An example common in zoos is the red-breasted (also called green-billed) toucan (R. dicolorus) of r common zoo resident is the keel-billed toucan (R. sulfuratus), which is about 50 cm (20 inches) is mainly black with lemon yellow on the face, throat, and chest, bright red under the tail, and.

Unique Anatomy. Barbets have a short tongue with a brushy tip and bristles around the bill. 8 Woodpeckers have anatomy designed to prevent head injury during hammering into wood, including a straight bill, specialized microstructure of the cranial bones to increase their strength, a modified hinge between the skull and mandible that redirects the force away from the brain, and modifications to."This book covers in unmatched detail the life history, relationships, biology, and conservation of all the world's toucans, barbets, and honeyguides.

These number .Toucans, Barbets and Honeyguides: Ramphastidae, Capitonidae and Indicatoridae by Lester L. Short, Jennifer F. M. Horne. This book covers in unmatched detail the life history, relationships, biology, and conservation of all the world's toucans, barbets, and honeyguides.

These number species, found in tropical regions around the world.