Of The World

Colin Harrison and Alan Greensmith

Mark Robbins

Editorial Consultant

a Dorling Kindersley Hook

Dorling Kindersley


Nute on Classification The arrangement of bird families in this book is based on the recently published work of Richard I loward and Michael Moore. For the names of genera and species, the authors have drawn on the work of Charles G. Sibley and Burt Monroe.

Kditor Edward Bunting Art Kditor Chris Walker Kditorial Assistant Jeanette Cossar Design Assistant Christina Bctts Production Caroline Webber Picture Research Catherine O'Rourkc US Kditor Charles A. Wills US Consultant Mark Robbins, Department of Ornithology, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

First American Edition, 1993 Reprinted in 2000 24681097531

Published in the United States by Dorling Kindersley Inc., 95 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10016 Text copyright© 1993 Colin Harrison and Alan Greensmith Introduction, pages 6-7 © 1993 David Wiedner

All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the copyright owner. Published in Great Britain by Dorling Kindersley Limited. Distributed by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data I Iarrison, Colin James Oliver Birds of the world / by Colin Harrison and Alan Greensmith. - 1st American cd. p. cm. - (Eyewitness handbooks) Includes index. ISBN 1-56458-296-5.-ISBN 1-56458-295-7 (flcxibinding) 1. Birds. 2. Birds - Identification. I. Greensmith, Alan. II. Title. Ill Series. QL673.H2895 1993 598-dc20 93-7065

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