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BIRDS: VOLUME 1

Readers Guide xi

Pronunciation Guide for Scientific Names xiii

Words to Know xxvii

Getting to Know Birds xli

Tinamous and ratites 1

Tinamous 5

Rheas 11

Cassowaries 18

Emu 24

Kiwis 29

Ostrich 35

Tubenosed seabirds 41

Albatrosses 45

Shearwaters, petrels, and fulmars 53

Storm-petrels 61

Diving-petrels 67

Penguins

Penguins 71

Loons

Loons 82

Grebes

Grebes 90

Pelicans and other fishing birds 98

Tropicbirds 103

Frigatebirds 109

Cormorants and anhingas 116

Boobies and gannets 125

Pelicans 134

Wading birds and New World vultures 143

Herons and bitterns 149

Hammerhead 160

Storks 166

New World vultures 175

Shoebill 186

Ibises and spoonbills 192

Flamingos

Flamingos 200

Diurnal birds of prey 207

Hawks and eagles 212

Secretary bird 223

Falcons and caracaras 229

Species List by Biome lvii

Species List by Geographic Range lxiii

Index cix

BIRDS: VOLUME 2

Readers Guide xi

Pronunciation Guide for Scientific Names xiii

Words to Know xxvii

Getting to Know Birds xli

Ducks, geese, swans, and screamers 241

Ducks, geese, and swans 246

Screamers 261

Chicken-like birds 266

Moundbuilders 270

Curassows, guans, and chachalacas 279

Guineafowl 288

Fowls and pheasants 294

New World quails 303

Hoatzin

Hoatzin 310

Cranes, rails, and relatives 315

Mesites and roatelos 320

Buttonquails 326

Cranes 333

Limpkin 344

Kagu 349

Rails, coots, and moorhens 356

Sungrebes 366

Sunbittern 372

Trumpeters 376

Seriemas 382

Bustards 387

Gulls, terns, plovers, and other shorebirds 395

Jacanas 399

Painted snipes 407

Crab plover 413

Oystercatchers 417

Stilts and avocets 423

Thick-knees 431

Pratincoles and coursers 436

Plovers and lapwings 444

Sandpipers 453

Seedsnipes 464

Sheathbills 469

Gulls, terns, and relatives 475

Auks, puffins, and murres 486

Species List by Biome lvii

Species List by Geographic Range lxiii

Index cix

BIRDS: VOLUME 3

Readers Guide xi

Pronunciation Guide for Scientific Names xiii

Words to Know xxvii

Getting to Know Birds xli

Sandgrouse

Sandgrouse 497

Pigeons, doves, and dodos 504

Pigeons and doves 508

Dodos and solitaires 517

Parrots

Parrots 522

Turacos and plantain eaters

Turacos and plantain eaters 538

Cuckoos, anis, and roadrunners

Cuckoos, anis, and roadrunners 545

Owls 552

Barn owls 557

Owls 564

Nightjars 574

Oilbird 579

Frogmouths 585

Owlet-nightjars 591

Potoos 596

Nightjars 602

Swifts and hummingbirds 610

Swifts 615

Tree swifts 624

Hummingbirds 630

Mousebirds

Mousebirds 639

Trogons

Trogons 644

Kingfishers, todies, hoopoes, and relatives 653

Kingfishers 658

Todies 669

Motmots 676

Bee-eaters 682

Rollers 691

Hoopoe 701

Woodhoopoes 707

Hornbills 714

Woodpeckers and relatives 725

Jacamars 730

Puffbirds 738

Barbets 747

Toucans 757

Honeyguides 766

Woodpeckers, wrynecks, and piculets 774

Species List by Biome lvii

Species List by Geographic Range lxiii

Index cix

BIRDS: VOLUME 4

Readers Guide xi

Pronunciation Guide for Scientific Names xiii

Words to Know xxvii

Getting to Know Birds xli

Perching birds 789

Broadbills 793

False sunbirds and asities 801

Pittas 807

New Zealand wrens 815

Ovenbirds 821

Woodcreepers 830

Ant thrushes 836

Tapaculos 845

Tyrant flycatchers 850

Sharpbill 860

Manakins 864

Cotingas 872

Plantcutters 881

Lyrebirds 888

Scrub-birds 895

Larks 901

Swallows 913

Pipits and wagtails 924

Cuckoo shrikes 935

Bulbuls 943

Fairy bluebirds and leafbirds 955

Shrikes 962

Vangas 972

Waxwings and silky flycatchers 979

Palmchat 988

Hedge sparrows 991

Thrashers and mockingbirds 997

Dippers 1004

Thrushes and chats 1013

Babblers 1025

Wrens 1036

Old World warblers 1050

Old World flycatchers 1060

Australian fairy-wrens 1070

Australian warblers 1079

Australian chats 1087

Logrunners and chowchillas 1093

Quail thrushes and whipbirds 1099

Fantails 1105

Species List by Biome lvii

Species List by Geographic Range lxiii

Index cix

BIRDS: VOLUME 5

Readers Guide xi

Pronunciation Guide for Scientific Names xiii

Words to Know xxvii

Getting to Know Birds xli

Monarch flycatchers 1115

Australian robins 1123

Whistlers 1130

Pseudo babblers 1139

Australian creepers 1145

Long-tailed titmice 1151

Penduline titmice 1158

Titmice and chickadees 1164

Nuthatches and wall creepers 1173

Treecreepers 1182

Philippine creepers 1188

Flowerpeckers 1194

Pardalotes 1202

Sunbirds 1208

White-eyes 1218

Australian honeyeaters 1225

Vireos and peppershrikes 1235

New World finches 1244

New World warblers 1258

New World blackbirds and orioles 1268

Finches 1278

Hawaiian honeycreepers 1288

Waxbills and grassfinches 1296

Weavers 1306

Sparrows 1318

Starlings and mynas 1326

Old World orioles and figbirds 1337

Drongos 1345

New Zealand wattlebirds 1353

Mudnest builders 1360

Woodswallows 1366

Magpie shrikes 1372

Bowerbirds 1380

Birds of paradise 1389

Crows and jays 1398

Species List by Biome lvii

Species List by Geographic Range lxiii

Index cix

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