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Hornbills of the World - A Photographic Guide

Unread post by Yoda » Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:16 pm

Just bought myself a copy of:

Hornbills of the World - A Photographic Guide
By Poonswad, Kemp & Strange
ISBN: 9789810735289

This is a fantastic account of the worlds Hornbills.
There is a general introduction section dealing with behaviour, feeding etc
Then there is a section on the African species, and a section on the Asian species.

Each species has it's own entry.
Fantastic photos, a distribution map, taxonomy, breeding and status are dealt with.

Not a cheap book, but well worth it imo

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Unread post by Yoda » Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:08 am

Not a great photo of the cover....

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Re: Hornbills of the World - A Photographic Guide

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:17 pm

yoda, they are a really interesting bird and thank you for bring this book to our attention. :dance:

Appreciated :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Yoda » Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:05 am

Kaapsedraai wrote:yoda, they are a really interesting bird and thank you for bring this book to our attention. :dance:

Appreciated :thumbs_up:


No problem. :thumbs_up:

I have discovered a UK based online book shop that specialises in natural history.
They have thousands of titles in stock.
I feel like a child in a sweet shop. There are about 10 books in my "basket" which I will be buying over the next few months. The SO would not be happy with me if she knew...... :twisted:
PM me if you want the details. They ship world wide.

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Re: Hornbills of the World - A Photographic Guide

Unread post by Riaanf31 » Thu Feb 06, 2014 3:29 pm

Hi Yoda,

Any chance you could share a link to the website of the UK retailer you mention?

I'm tempted to get myself a copy.
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Re: Hornbills of the World - A Photographic Guide

Unread post by Yoda » Thu Feb 06, 2014 3:52 pm

Riaanf31 wrote:Hi Yoda,

Any chance you could share a link to the website of the UK retailer you mention?

I'm tempted to get myself a copy.


Not sure if I can post the link?
Perhaps one one of the mods could clarify?

PM sent in the mean time


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