Toucans, Barbets and Honeyguides


A reference book on the 133 species for ornithologists and aviculturists.


Toucans, Barbets and Honeyguides

by Lester Short & Jennifer Horne

The exotic and vibrant natures of toucans, barbets, and honeyguides are brought to life in this stunning new volume from the Bird Families of the World series. Provides a general introduction to each toucan, barbet, and honeyguide family, followed by details on each of the 133 known species, including description, field characteristics, voice, habits, feeding and diet, displays, breeding behavior, life cycle, social systems, range map, status, habitat, and human and environmental threats. It is very reader-friendly, as accessible to bird and wildlife lovers as to professional ornithologists and conservationists.

Item Number: 898

ISBN: 0198546661

Pages: 526 pp.

Published: 2003

Illustrations: Color plates and line drawings by Albert Earl Gilbert, color photos, and black/white maps

Binding: Hardcover

Size: 7.75″ x 10″

Additional information

Weight 4.0 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 10 × 1 in