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Sylvia Warblers

Identification, taxonomy and phylogeny of the genus Sylvia · Helm Identification Guides

by Andreas Helbig Author · Gabriel Gargallo Author

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Based on phylogenetic research, this complete study of the genus Sylvia describes two new species and establishes identification criteria for all members of the family. A lengthy introduction explains the background to the research and outlines the main features of the genus. The 25 species are then treated in detail, including the African parisomas, which are here included in the Sylva group. The species accounts include sections on every aspect of identification, with colour illustrations showing age, sex and racial differences, distribution maps, sonograms, moult and wing diagrams and tables." Based on phylogenetic research, this complete study of the genus Sylvia describes two new species and establishes identification criteria for all members of the family. A lengthy introduction explains the background to the research.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing
Imprint:
Helm
Publication Date:
2010
Series:
Helm Identification Guides

Format

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Andreas Helbig (Author)

Hadoram Shirihai is Israel's foremost ornithologist, co-author of Handbook of Western Palearctic Birds, and the author of books including the acclaimed Sylvia Warblers and A Complete Guide to Antarctic Wildlife. While his work, especially on tuben...

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Creators

Illustrator :
Alan Harris
Author :
Andreas Helbig
Author :
Hadoram Shirihai
Author :
Gabriel Gargallo
Other :
David Cottridge
Sylvia Warblers
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