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Author McCarthy, Eugene M.

Title Handbook of avian hybrids of the world / Eugene M. McCarthy.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  598.012 MCCA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 583 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-514) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Using this Book 3 -- Identifying Hybrids 14 -- Hybrid Zones 8 -- Hybrid Populations and Taxa 27 -- Causes of Hybridization 31 -- Underreporting 33 -- Future Research 37 -- Cross Accounts -- Ostriches, Rheas, and Kiwis 39 -- Tinamous 39 -- Brush-turkeys and Scrubfowls 39 -- Upland Game Birds 41 -- New World Quails 65 -- Screamers 67 -- Swans, Geese, and Ducks 67 -- Honeyguides 102 -- Woodpeckers 102 -- Barbets and Tinkerbirds 110 -- Toucans and Aracaris 112 -- Jacamars 114 -- Puffbirds 114 -- Hombills 114 -- Hoopoes 115 -- Woodhoopoes 115 -- Scimitar-bills 116 -- Trogons 116 -- Rollers 117 -- Courol 117 -- Motmots 117 -- Todies 118 -- Kingfishers 118 -- Kookaburras 119 -- Bee-eaters 119 -- Mousebirds 120 -- Cuckoos and Coucals 120 -- Parrots and Their Allies 121 -- Cockatoos 141 -- Swifts 143 -- Crested-Swifts 143 -- Hummingbirds 144 -- Turacos 155 -- Bam Owls 155 -- Typical Owls 156 -- Nightjars, Frogmouths, and Nighthawks 158 -- Pigeons and Doves 158 -- Bustards 165 -- Cranes 165 -- Rails 167 -- Sandgrouses 168 -- Plovers, Sandpipers, and Their Allies 169 -- Jacanas 171 -- Oystercatchers 171 -- Stilts and Avocets 172 -- Pratincoles 172 -- Jaegers and Skuas 173 -- Gulls, Terns, and Noddies 173 -- Alcids 179 -- Eagles, Hawks, and Old WorldVultures 180 -- Falcons 184 -- Grebes 187 -- Boobies and Gannets 188 -- Cormorants 188 -- Herons and Egrets 189 -- Flamingos 192 -- Ibises and Spoonbills 192 -- Pelicans 193 -- New World Vultures 194 -- Storks 194 -- Penguins 194 -- Loons 195 -- Shearwaters, Petrels, and Prions 196 -- Albatrosses 198 -- Pittas 199 -- Asities 199 -- Tyrant Flycatchers 199 -- Manakins 204 -- Ovenbirds and Their Allies 205 -- Australo-Papuan Treecreepers 210 -- Lyrebirds 210 -- Bowerbirds 211 -- Fairywrens 211 -- Honeyeaters 212 -- Pardalotids 214 -- Austialo-Papuan Robins 215 -- Australo-Papuan Babblers 216 -- Shrikes 216 -- Vireos and Greenlets 219 -- Quail-thrushes 220 -- Sittcllas 220 -- Whistlers and Shrike-thrushes 221 -- Jays and Magpie-Jays 221 -- Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Nutcrackers 224 -- Birds of Paradise 228 -- Artamids 232 -- Figbirds and Orioles 233 -- Cuckoo-shrikes 233 -- Fantails and Drongos 233 -- loras 234 -- Bushshrikes and Helmetshnkes 234 -- Waxwings 235 -- Thrushes 235 -- Old World Flycatchers 241 -- Starlings and Mynas 243 -- Mimids 245 -- Nuthatches 246 -- Wrens, Tree-Creepers, and Gnatcatchers 247 -- Tits, Chickadees, and Their Allies 248 -- Swallows 253 -- Regulids 255 -- Bulbuls and Greenbuls 255 -- Cisticolids 258 -- White-eyes 260 -- Old World Warblers 261 -- Larks 265 -- Sunbitds and Their Allies 266 -- Old World Sparrows 268 -- Pipits and Wagtails 270 -- Weavers and Their Allies 272 -- Estrildine Finches 275 -- Indigobirds and Whydahs 294 -- Fringillid Finches 295 -- Hawaiian Finches 307 -- Wood Warblers 307 -- Tanagers, Cardinals, and Their Allies 316 -- New World Blackbirds 333.
Subject Birds -- Hybridization.
Birds -- Hybridization -- Bibliography.
ISBN 0195183231 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780195183238 (cloth : alk. paper)