Illustrated by Helga Boullet ERRITZOE and the Author. Map. 199 pp. The first comprehensive colored guide to threatened birds throughout the world, a valuable reference for all those who are concerned about the diminishing variety of animals in the world, but it also acts as a handbook for officials who are charged with controlling the trade in such creatures under the aegis of C.I.T.E.S. CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. It includes: detailed watercolor illustrations, concise descriptions of 406 species, a quick guide to bird families, a glossary of technical terms translated into French, German and Spanish, and an index of Latin names. An indispensable reference for all controlling authorities, such as bird conservationists, customs officers, taxidermists, aviculturalists and scientific advisers.
Publisher: Lutterworth Press, The
Year of Publication: 1997
Page Count: 199
Weight: 2.75 lb