Nightjars of the World
This lavishly illustrated book is the first comprehensive photographic guide to the Caprimulgiformes of the world. Each of the 100 species of nightjars and nighthawks, 17 frogmouths, 7 potoos, Oilbird and 10 owlet-nightjars are illustrated in over 570 high quality photos, including many images which have never previously been published. Photos of the museum specimens of the five species which have not been seen since their original discovery are included.
Introductory chapters cover distribution, plumage and structure, biology and taxonomy. Concise text for each species covers size, identification, similar species, voice, habitat preferences, breeding, range and status. An up-to-date distribution map including historical data is shown for each species.
©WildSounds 2009. No portion of this page (including sounds, images, style-sheets and code) may be copied or used without the express permission of WildSounds.