"1,000 Birds" celebrates the bird kingdom in all its lovely variety through 1,000 detailed illustrations by some of the world's leading ornithological artists, the rich and beautiful diversity of the world's bird kingdom is revealed. Featuring representatives of each of the 176 bird families, this uniquely curated collection provides a lovely complete picture of the avian world. Vital statistics are provided for each species, including range, habitat, and size. Also accompanying the artwork is a brief introduction to the bird illustrated, highlighting distinctive features and characteristic behavior.Carefully researched and compiled by a team of specialist consultants, authors, and artists "1,000 Birds" is both an authoritative reference and a delight to look at. Each bird included in this book has a detailed illustration and is identified. Find out where the different species of birds live and how they live together. This details included in this book are a breathtaking glimpse into the beauty of the world's birds through illustration, identification and a delicate layout of some of the most exquisite, along with some of the more common, birds. "1,000 Birds" is essential reading for the serious birdwatcher and amateur enthusiast alike, and each will enjoy this book immensely.