Birds of the Texas Hill Country
By (author) Mark W. Lockwood
Illustrated by Clemente Guzman
Foreword by Terry C. Maxwell
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Birds of the Texas Hill Country by Mark W. Lockwood
Book DescriptionSituated in the center of a state renowned for its abundant and varied birdlife, the Texas Hill Country provides habitat for 420 resident and migratory species, including the endangered Golden-cheeked Warbler and Black-capped Vireo. Mark Lockwood, a biologist with Texas Parks and Wildlife, has monitored these and other bird populations throughout the Hill Country for many years. In this book, he offers a complete, up-to-date guide to the status and distribution of every bird species reliably reported on the Edwards Plateau. The species accounts focus on four key characteristics of each bird: relative abundance, distribution within the region, habitat, and timing of occurrence. In addition, Lockwood discusses species that have been reported, but not documented, in the Hill Country, as well as those that might be expected to occur. For birders and ornithologists less familiar with the region, Lockwood also gives a general introduction to the ecology of the Edwards Plateau and to the flora and birdlife found in eighteen parks and birding areas.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780292747265
(215mm x 141mm x 18mm)
Imprint: University of Texas Press
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Mark W. Lockwood
MARK LOCKWOOD, of Alpine, Texas, is a conservation biologist in the State Parks Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. One of the state's leading ornithologists, he is also the secretary of the Texas Birds Records Committee of the Texas Ornithological Society and a member of the American Birding Association's checklist committee.
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