Finches and Sparrows

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A&C Black, Aug 30, 2010 - Science - 512 pages
This is a guide to true" finches and sparrows illustrating all the
species, many races and most sex and age variations, with almost 950
portraits. The maps accompanying the illustrations show breeding and
wintering ranges for all species. Although the guide is not primarily
intended for cagebird enthusiasts, it will also be useful for those
wishing to know more about the species encountered in captivity."
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Acknowledgements
3
How to Use this Book
4
General Notes on Finches and Sparrows and their Relationships
10
How to Identify Finches and Sparrows
13
Colour Plates
19
Systematic Section
165
Carduelinae
170
ESTRILDIDAE
325
PASSERIDAE
442
Glossary
483
Bibliography
485
Index
494
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