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Stonechats Ewan Urquhart

Stonechats

Ewan Urquhart

Published June 30th 2010
ISBN : 9781282986565
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224 pages
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The genus Saxicola contains about 13 species, depending on taxonomy. They are a distinctive and popular group of birds, and include two very familiar and attractive British species - the Stonechat and Whinchat. This volume offers a comprehensiveMoreThe genus Saxicola contains about 13 species, depending on taxonomy. They are a distinctive and popular group of birds, and include two very familiar and attractive British species - the Stonechat and Whinchat. This volume offers a comprehensive treatment of these birds. It is primarily an identification guide, using colour plates and photographs to illustrate the various races and plumages, but the text also covers the biology, habitat and range of each species. DNA data is presented, and there are distribution maps for each species.