Starlings and Mynas

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A&C Black, 30 wrz 2010 - 272
A comprehensive illustrated guide to the Old World family of birds in
the HELM IDENTIFICATION series. The Indo-Malayan and Afro-tropical
varieties are covered, along with the New World immigrants, and the
text together with drawings, maps and photographs show aspects of bird
behaviour, distribution and natural history.
 

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Acknowledgements
10
Using this guide
11
The starling family
13
Distribution habitat and social behaviour
27
Breeding
32
Moult
36
Starlings and man
40
Colour plates and distribution maps
47
Genus Sturnia
168
Genus Temenuchus
175
Genus Pastor
177
Genus Sturnus
181
Genus Creatophora
192
Genus Lamprotornis
197
Genus Hylopsar
222
Genus Cinnyricinclus
224

Species accounts
113
Genus Mino
132
Genus Basilornis
134
Genus Sarcops
137
Genus Streptocitta
138
Genus Enodes
139
Genus Scissirostrum
140
Genus Saroglossa
141
Genus Ampeliceps
143
Genus Acridotheres
148
Genus Leucopsar
163
Genus Gracupica
166
Genus Spreo
227
Genus Onychognathus
232
Genus Poeoptera
245
Genus Pholia
248
Genus Grafisia
249
Genus Speculipastor
250
Genus Neocichla
251
Genus Buphagus
252
Bibliography
260
Index of species
282
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started research on African starlings at Rhodes University ( South Africa ) in 1980. Bishopbirds were the subject of his MSc and PHD theses at, respectively, the University of Cape Town and the University of Natal.

has studied birds and their interactions with man for thirty years, and began research on starlings in 1974. He has traveled widely in search of starlings and to study bird pest problems, and currently runs his own consultancy.

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