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Author Clements, James.

Title The Clements checklist of the birds of the world / James F. Clements ; forewords by Jared Diamond and Anthony W. White ; preface by John W. Fitzpatrick
Edition Sixth edition
Published London : Christopher Helm, 2007


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  598 Cle/Cco 2007  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 843 pages : color maps ; 29 cm
Summary "The Clements Checklist presents the most up-to-date and most widely endorsed compendium of the 9930 species of birds recognized by the scientific and birding communities. This completely revised sixth edition is current as of January 1, 2007. and incorporates hundreds of updates since the last edition. In taxonomic sequence. It provides the scientific and English name of each species and a brief description of the worldwide range of each species and subspecies." "The most established resource on the taxonomy and biogeography of birds for the world birding community. The Clements Checklist is the official world checklist of the American Birding Association (ABA) and is used as the authoritative reference in the birding competitions and listing activities of this preeminent North American organization for serious birders."
Notes "The official world checklist of the American Birding Association. Published in collaboration with the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Birds -- Nomenclature.
Author Clements, James F. Birds of the world
American Birding Association.
Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology.
ISBN 9780713686951