Atlantic Gannet
Nightjars and their Allies

Nightjars and their Allies

D T Holyoak

Provides a detailed review of the biology and evolution of all Caprimulgiformes. The 188 different species accounts provide details of: coloration, measurements, geographical variation, range, movements, habitats, food and feeding, behaviour, voice, breeding, field identification, conservation etc., together with a large bibliography. All species are illustrated on 23 colour plates and the book also contains numerous line drawings. The introductory chapters trace the evolution of each group within the Caprimulgiformes; and their taxonomy, biogeography and adaptive radiation in habitat preferences, feeding, behaviour, vocalisations, breeding and moult are then reviewed in an evolutionary context. 794 pages.

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