London: Christopher Helm/A & C Black, 2001. Octavo, 48 colour plates, maps, fine copy in dustwrapper.
The first book since the 19th century to cover in detail all the world's sunbirds and spiderhunters (Nectarinidae) as well as the allied families of flowerpeckers and sugarbirds. A total of 176 species are described and illustrated. The text describes in detail, ecology, behaviour and geographic diversity of each species, while the illustrations cover many of the more distinctive subspecies. There are also distribution maps and a wealth of observational detail.
Price: $120.00 AU