A Life-size Guide to Every Species

Book - 2014
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Hummingbirds have always held popular appeal, with their visual brilliance, extraordinary flight dexterity, jewel-like color, and remarkably small size. This is the first book to profile all 338 known species, from the Saw-billed Hermit to the Scintillant Hummingbird. Every bird is shown life-size in glorious full-color photographs. Every species profile includes a flight map and key statistics, as well as information about behavior, plumage, and habitat. This authoritative guide has been annotated by the world's leading experts on hummingbirds and features a foreword by renowned birding author Pete Dunne.
Publisher: New York : Harper Design, 2014
ISBN: 9780062280640
Branch Call Number: 598.764 Fo
Description: 400 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 21 cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Aug 03, 2017

Good book with great pictures, but not every species gets a picture and as such, I was a bit disappointed. Still good book for Hummingbird aficionados.

A Gorgeous little book filled with beautiful full color illustrations of both males and females of the species. This book is for anyone who wants a clear up close look at birds we usually only experience as a fleeting blur.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings

LibraryThing Series Information


Find it at CRRL

To Top