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V. 1. reduce metazoans and lesser deuterostomes / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 2. Protostomes / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. three. bugs / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 4-5. Fishes I-II / Neil Schlager -- v. 6. Amphibians / Neil Schlager, editor -- Reptiles / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 8-11. Birds I-IV / Donna Olendorf, venture editor -- v. 12-16. Mammals I-V -- v. 17. Cumulative index.; ''This is a revised and up-to-date version of 1 of the main authoritative and complete assets at the world's animals. just like the 1st variation written via famous zoologist Bernard Grzimek and released in 1972, the second one version covers all kinds of animals in geographic parts worldwide. It contains fine quality photos and illustrations and a entire index to all volumes.''--''The best 20 Reference Titles of the Year,'' American Libraries, might 2004
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Black patch on nape, sometimes on crown. Only kingfishers with yellow bill and feet, and with serrated tip to upper mandible of bill. BEHAVIOR Usually perches within 3 ft (1 m) of ground, searching for prey, often bobbing head or pumping tail. Utters soft high- DISTRIBUTION New Guinea, northern Australia, and adjacent islands. HABITAT Primary and secondary forest, and wooded areas of cultivation. BEHAVIOR Usually perches below 26 ft (8 m), but at any height including forest canopy. Calls with either short abrupt or longer fading loud trill.
Ricklefs, R. , and E. Bermingham. ” El Pitirre 10, no. 3 (1997): 85–92. Wetmore, A. S. Department of Agriculture. 326 (1916): 1–140. Wetmore, A. “Birds of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands. ” New York Academy of Sciences 9, no. 4 (1927): 245–598. , and B. H. Swales. ” Bulletin of the United States National Museum 155 (1931): 1–483. Wunderle, J. , and S. C. Latta. ” Ornitologica Neotropical 7 (1996): 19–24. Angela Kay Kepler, PhD 30 Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia ▲ Motmots (Momotidae) Class Aves Order Coraciiformes Suborder Alcedines Family Momotidae Thumbnail description Spectacular birds that range in size from starling to pigeon.