Handbook of the Birds of the World - Volume 5

Barn-owls to Hummingbirds

Published by Lynx Edicions

Foreword on risk indicators and status assessment in birds by Nigel J. Collar

Awarded Outstanding Academic Title, 2000 'CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries'.

Choice publishes a list of Outstanding Academic Titles that were reviewed during the previous calendar year. This prestigious list reflects the best in scholarly titles reviewed by Choice and brings with it the extraordinary recognition of the academic library community.

 

 

 Order STRIGIFORMES    
Family Tytonidae (Barn-owls)   M. D. Bruce
Family Strigidae (Typical Owls)   J. S. Marks, R. J. Cannings & H. Mikkola
 Order CAPRIMULGIFORMES    
Family Steatornithidae (Oilbird)   B. T. Thomas
Family Aegothelidae (Owlet-nightjars)   D. T. Holyoak
Family Podargidae (Frogmouths)   D. T. Holyoak
Family Nyctibiidae (Potoos)   M. Cohn-Haft
Family Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)   N. Cleere
 Order APODIFORMES    
Family Apodidae (Swifts)   P. Chantler
Family Hemiprocnidae (Tree-swifts)   D. R. Wells
Family Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)   K. L. Schuchmann