Tits, Nuthatches and Treecreepers
A&C Black, 30 juin 2010 - 352 pages
This guide covers all 110 of the world's species of tits, nuthatches and creepers. The Parulidae ("true" tits), Remizidae (penduline tits) and Aegithalidae (long-tailed tits) form the bulk of the book (78 species), with a further 24 species of nuthatch and eight creepers. The text covers each species under a number of headings: identification, sex and age, voice, distribution and movements, habitat, population, habits, breeding biology, description, movements, geographical variation, relationships, and references.
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Plumages and Topography
Notes on the Species Accounts
Notes on the Colour Plates Captions and Maps
Colour Plates and Distribution Maps
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1st Adult adult apparently areas average base belly bill birds blackish blue blue-grey border breast breeding broadly brown browner buff central centre cheeks Chickadee China common contrast crown dark darker distinct dull duller ear-coverts east eastern extensive feathers female flanks flight feathers flocks forehead forest fresh fringed given glossy greater coverts grey greyer HABITAT head inner juvenile lacking largely less lower male mantle marked moult mountains nape narrow nest nominate northern notes Nuthatch occasionally occurs olive outer pairs pale paler patch plumage populations primary coverts Qinghai race range rare rear recorded remainder river season secondaries sexes sides similar slightly slightly paler sometimes song southern species tail tail feathers tertials throat tinged tipped trees underparts upper upperparts usually valley variable VARIATION vent washed western whitish Wing Wing of male winter yellow