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This is a reprint of a delightful and informative large-format book (probably too ancient to be called a 'coffee table' book from 1961. With its dense text by leading US ornithologist Oliver Austin (1903-88) and vivid illustrations by renowned illustrator Arthur Singer it harks back to an earlier era - it is doubtful that such a volume would be produced in this era of short informational bursts and glossy photographs. I also wonder whether some of the information has been overtaken by more ...more