The Herons of the World. Foreword by Roger Tory Peterson.
New York: Harper & Row, .
First American Edition. With 6 full page color plates and several illustrations in text by Robert Gillmore and Peter Hayman, maps. 304 pp. 1 vols. Folio. Olive cloth. Fine in dust jacket Item #40616
Authoritative, fully illustrated discussion of these most majestic and graceful birds, one of the most easily distinguishable and widely dispersed avian species in the world. Includes information on the classification, distribution, behavior, migration, and habitat for each of the 61 recognized species of herons.