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Author Cleere, Nigel

Title Nightjars of the world : potoos, frogmouths, oilbird and owlet-nightjars / Nigel Cleere ; [Robert Still (digital artwork and maps) ; edited by Andy Swash and Brian Clews (WILDGuides)]

Publ Info Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  QL696.C2 C55 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 464 pages : illustrations (color) maps (color) ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note First published: Old Basing, Hampshire, UK : WILDGuides, 2010
Includes bibliographical references (p. 448-450) and index
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- Distribution of the Caprimulgiformes -- Plumage and structure -- General biology. -- Communication -- Camouflage and defence -- Food and feeding -- Breeding -- Taxonomy of the Caprimulgiformes. -- Family Caprimulgidae (nightjars, nighthawks, whip-poor-wills, poorwills and Pauraque) -- Family Podargidae (frogmouths) -- Family Nyctibidae (potoos) -- Family Steatornithidae (Oilbird) -- Family Aegothelidae (owlet-nightjars) -- Introduction to the Species Accounts
LC subject Caprimulgiformes -- Identification
Caprimulgiformes -- Geographical distribution
Podargidae
Potoos
Nighthawks
Alt Title Potoos, frogmouths, oilbird and owlet-nightjars
ISBN 9780691148571
0691148570