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Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide

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The superlative identification guide now revised with 19 additional owl species.
Hardcover, 528 pages
Published November 29th 2013 by Firefly Books (first published July 26th 2012)
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I’m quite mad for owls. However, I have seemingly met my match, Heimo Mikkola, the world’s leading owl expert and author of “Owls of the World”. Mikkola has studied owls for 40 years in 128 countries. It can safely be concluded that “Owls of the World” is the best owl source available for owl-lovers.

Even before one begins to read “Owls of the World”; a mere scanning of the colorful, glossy, and vivid pages revealing 750 photos will instantly delight, gratify, and excite. “Owls of the World” is
A wonderful and lavishly illustrated photographic guide to all the known owl species in the world, all 249 of them. If you love birds and especially the personable owls of the bird world, you will want to see this book. Owls are beautiful birds; I think my favorite is the Northern White-Faced Owl found in Africa, but all owls are impressive even those with unusual names like the Sjostedt's Owlet, Etchecopar's Owlet, and the Tamaulipas Pygmy Owl. If we compare owl lovers to chocolate lovers this ...more
What a superb resource for anyone who wants to learn about owls, look at splendid photos, learn more about this amazing raptor. Stunning photographs, simply stunning.
This was exactly what I hoped it would be. It offers great photos of all the known owl species and subspecies (except for a few exceptions, where the owl is so rare there are no known photographs) and concise, detailed information on everything from habitat to coloration.
Matthew Rodriguez
Best book ever. For fans of the visual comedic stylings of Sam the Eagle.
Annie Luce
Excellent resource but I don't like that taxidermed owls are included!
I love owls ...more
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