The World's Rarest BirdsBook - 2013
"This illustrated book vividly depicts the most threatened birds on Earth. It provides up-to-date information from BirdLife International on the threats each species faces, and the measures being taken to save them. Today, 590 birds species are classified as Endangered or Critically Endangered, or now only exist in captivity. This landmark publication features stunning photographs of 515 of these species--including the results of a prestigious international photographic competition organized specifically for this book. This is the first time that images of many of these birds have been published. It also showcases meticulously accurate illustrations by acclaimed wildlife artist Tomasz Cofta for the 75 speciies of which no photographs are known to exist.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2013
Characteristics: 360 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm
Call Number: 333.95822 HIRSCHFELD