London: Christopher Helm/A & C Black, 2010. Octavo, dustwrapper, colour illustrations, line drawings, colour photographs, sonograms.
This is an amazing book which covers the identification of Reed and Bush warblers (families Lucustellidae and Acrocephalidae) in astonishing detail. The colour plates by Brian Small are of a very high standard and the book is also liberally illustrated with text illustrations, sonograms and excellent colour photographs. All 112 species are described in rigorous detail with an emphasis on identification down to the subspecies level and the separation of similar species. All aspects of life history, morphology and taxonomy are discussed.
Price: $170.00 AU