February 7, 2008

Birds of Central Asia. vol 1.
(in Russian)

The first volume of the monograph contains data on the distribution and biology of 119 birds species from 14 orders: Gaviiformes, Podicipediiformes, Pelecaniformes, Ciconiiformes, Phoenicopteriformes, Anseriformes, Galliformes, Gruiformes, Cuculiformes, Strigiformes, Caprimugliformes, Apodiformes, Coraciiformes, Upupiformes.

Information about the distribution of each species in the Middle Asia Territory, seasonal activity, migrations, breeding, fertility, feeding, daily activity and so on, is given. A short characteristic of every order is also given. The book has a full reference and an index of bird names in Latin, Russian, Kazakh, Uzbek, Kyrghyz, Turkmen and Tajik.

The book is intended for specialists-zoologists, rangers, hunters and nature conservation workers, teachers of biology in secondary and high schools and everybody who is interested in birds.

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