Review: Owls of the World

BlueRavenBirders

I started digging into owl books looking for information on how Burrowing Owls survive the winter. I feel like I’ve fallen down the rabbit hole.

Owls of the World a Photographic Guide
by Heimo Mikkola
Hardcover: 528 pages
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN-10: 1770852743
ISBN-13: 978-1770852747
Oboler Library: QL 696 .S8 M555 2012

Gorgeous full color book full of information about owls across the globe. I like this book for the photos, the information about identification and basic info on how the owls live it is a wonderful overview of the species. This book is comprehensive in scope of coverage

“…gave valid reasons to reject two poorly defined small-island ‘species’. In addition, four totally new species are included and three that are considered to be extinct are excluded, so the total number of species treated is 249.” – page 72

The Table of Contents:

  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • What Makes an Owl
  • The…

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