Pittas – Handbook to the Jewel Thrushes of the Old World Rainforests


Written and illustrated by Frank T. Morris.

25 x 20 cm (10 x 8 ins).

The text covers all 49 species in the family Pittidae and illustrated with 43 plates in full colour that have been reproduced directly from the original oil paintings. The 232 pages are printed on 148 gsm premium Lustre paper and details each bird’s identification call, field recognition, alternate names, subspecies, early history since the discovery of each type specimen, distribution, status, plumages, habitat, diet, movements, breeding, nests and eggs. An international list of National Parks and Wildlife Reserves where pittas can be observed is included. Detailed reference list and index. The packaged book ready for delivery weighs 1.275 kg (2.13 lbs).

Every bird lover’s library should have a copy of this book”. W. Rohlf, Qld.

“A real treasure”. K. Florence, NSW.

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© 2014 Frank T. Morris

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Dimensions 25 × 20 cm