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The Resource The rarest bird in the world : the search for the Nechisar Nightjar, Vernon R.L. Head

The rarest bird in the world : the search for the Nechisar Nightjar, Vernon R.L. Head

Label
The rarest bird in the world : the search for the Nechisar Nightjar
Title
The rarest bird in the world
Title remainder
the search for the Nechisar Nightjar
Statement of responsibility
Vernon R.L. Head
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Documents the 1990 expedition by Cambridge scientists who collected dozens of specimens from the Ethiopian plains, recounting how their discovery of an unidentified bird's wing sparked a search for the elusive Nechisar Nightjar decades later
Pace
Writing style
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10480688
Cataloging source
AZZPT
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1967-
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Head, Vernon R. L.
Dewey number
598.99/0963
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Bird watching
  • Bird watchers
  • Rare birds
  • Nechisar National Park (Ethiopia)
  • Bird watchers
  • Bird watching
  • Rare birds
  • Travel
  • Ethiopia
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the search for the Nechisar Nightjar
Label
The rarest bird in the world : the search for the Nechisar Nightjar, Vernon R.L. Head
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published: The search for the rarest bird in the world. -- Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-243)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Embossed and singing -- Ameseghinalehu Addis -- The bridge of heaven -- Goat sucking -- Travelling like a bird -- Eye of Salala -- Animalcules and everywhereness -- Rara avis -- Feather crown
Control code
ocn933729085
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9781605989631
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)933729085
Label
The rarest bird in the world : the search for the Nechisar Nightjar, Vernon R.L. Head
Publication
Note
Previously published: The search for the rarest bird in the world. -- Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-243)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Embossed and singing -- Ameseghinalehu Addis -- The bridge of heaven -- Goat sucking -- Travelling like a bird -- Eye of Salala -- Animalcules and everywhereness -- Rara avis -- Feather crown
Control code
ocn933729085
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9781605989631
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)933729085

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