A comprehensive dictionary of over 5,000 English ornithological terms. The Ornithologistís Dictionary is ideal for both amateur and professional ornithologists, providing ready and handy access to short and easily comprehended explanations to more than 5,000 words and terms in English that any ornithologist or birder may encounter during reading or research.
The more than 5,000 definitions of words and terms of interest to ornithologists are brief and to the point, at the same time as being comprehensive and clear. A practical, portable and easily manageable volume that every ornithologist will want always to keep close to hand.
The result of an international collaboration by four experienced ornithologists, this is an invaluable reference resource written in succinct language and with a user-friendly layout.
Episematic: used of traits such as special marks, colours, or behaviours that help an animal to recognise members of its own species; cf. antepisematic, proepisematic, pseudepisematic, aposematic.