Published in Barcelona in association with BirdLife International, the first fifteen volumes of the Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) have met with universal acclaim. This comprehensive, beautifully illustrated work has already become the definitive reference work to the bird families covered. This is the first work ever to illustrate all the species of birds in the world, in addition to providing access to all the essential information about each one of them.

Each volume measures 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 in (24 x 31 cm). They are hardbound, with dust jackets. They include exhaustive family texts, plus detailed individual species accounts which include distribution maps. Each species is illustrated on a color plate, including all significant sexual and subspecific differences, and high quality color photographs depict many aspects of the birds' life and behavior. English, French, German, Spanish, and Latin names are given for each species. The series is complete in 16 volumes, but forthcoming volumes, including a Global Index with new species, and an Illustrated Checklist, will round out the reference.

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All the Birds of the World Quick View

All the Birds of the World

Josep del Hoyo (Editor)

$95.00

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Publication Date: 2020
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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volumes 1 through 16 Quick View

Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volumes 1 through 16

DEL HOYO, Josep, Andrew ELLIOTT, and Jordi SARGATAL, Editors; Butchart, Stuart; Collar, Nigel; Stattersfield, Alison; Bennun, Leon

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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Special Volume: New Species and Global Index [Used] Quick View

Handbook of the Birds of the World, Special Volume: New Species and Global Index [Used]

DEL HOYO, Josep, Andrew ELLIOTT, and Jordi SARGATAL, Editors; Butchart, Stuart; Collar, Nigel; Stattersfield, Alison; Bennun, Leon

Illustrations by Arlott, Norman; Burn, Hilary; LEWINGTON, Ian; Quinn, David; Rose, Chris; Small, Brian; Worfolk, Tim

$145.00

Format: Hardcover
Publication Date: 2012
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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 5: Barn Owls to Hummingbirds [USED] Quick View

Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 5: Barn Owls to Hummingbirds [USED]

Del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew; Sargatal, Jordi

$160.00

Format: Hardcover
Publication Date: 1999
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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 2: New World Vultures to Guineafowl [USED] Quick View

Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 2: New World Vultures to Guineafowl [USED]

Del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew; Sargatal, Jordi

$140.00

Format: Hardcover
Publication Date: 1994
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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 6: Mousebirds to Hornbills [USED] Quick View

Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 6: Mousebirds to Hornbills [USED]

Del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew; Sargatal, Jordi

$140.00

Format: Hardcover
Publication Date: 2001
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Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World, Two volume set: Passerines and Non-Passerines Quick View

Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World, Two volume set: Passerines and Non-Passerines

Josep del Hoyo and Nigel J. Collar, Chief Authors

$379.00 Normally $444.00

Format: Hardcover
Publication Date: 2016
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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 2: New World Vultures to Guineafowl [Snetsinger Copy] Quick View

Format: Hardcover
Publication Date: 1994
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Bird Families of the World Quick View

Bird Families of the World

Winkler, David W., Shawn M. Billerman and Irby J. Lovette

$125.00

Format: Hardcover
Publication Date: 2015
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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 3: Hoatzin to Auks [USED] Quick View

Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 3: Hoatzin to Auks [USED]

Del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew; Sargatal, Jordi

$75.00

Format: Hardcover
Publication Date: 1996
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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 4: Sandgrouse to Cuckoos [Used] Quick View

Format: Hardcover
Publication Date: 1997
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