"[...]slender, and all, except the Woodcock, with long pointed wings; flight usually swift and erratic. PLOVERS. Family Charadriidae: -Bill short and stout; three toes. TURNSTONES. Family Aphrizidae: -Bill short, stout and slightly up-turned; four toes. OYSTER-CATCHERS. Family Haematopodidae: -Bill long, heavy and compressed; legs and toes stout; three toes slightly webbed at base. JACANAS. Family Jacanidae: -Bill with leaf-like shield at the base; legs and toes extremely long and slender; sharp spur on wing. ORDER 10. FOWLS. Gallinae. [...].""
- Paperback | 138 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.11mm | 235.87g
- 26 Mar 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations