By Michael Hutchins
V. 1. decrease metazoans and lesser deuterostomes / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 2. Protostomes / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. three. bugs / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 4-5. Fishes I-II / Neil Schlager -- v. 6. Amphibians / Neil Schlager, editor -- Reptiles / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 8-11. Birds I-IV / Donna Olendorf, venture editor -- v. 12-16. Mammals I-V -- v. 17. Cumulative index.; ''This is a revised and up to date version of 1 of the main authoritative and finished assets at the world's animals. just like the 1st variation written via famous zoologist Bernard Grzimek and released in 1972, the second one variation covers every kind of animals in geographic parts worldwide. It contains fine quality photos and illustrations and a complete index to all volumes.''--''The most sensible 20 Reference Titles of the Year,'' American Libraries, might 2004
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Nonbreeding Breeding Nonbreeding Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia Vol. 11: Birds IV Family: Old World warblers HABITAT PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS Breeds in tall herbaceous vegetation and woody cover, often in moist areas, but also on dry slopes, and in parks and open forest. 8 oz (21–51 g). Large, heavy warbler with strong bill and legs, longish pointed wings. Uniform brown above, whitish below, with buffy wash on flanks, rufous rump, light eyeline. BEHAVIOR Solitary and territorial in breeding season, some males polyterritorial.
During their migration they travel at night and feed during the day. Species that breed in subtropical and tropical regions are resident there, although some of them may undertake seasonal movements between low- and high-altitude habitats. Most species are non-gregarious, occurring only singly, as pairs, or in small family groups consisting of parents and their immature progeny. The Old World flycatchers are strong and highly maneuverable fliers. Most species feed by sitting on a conspicuous perch until a flying insect is spotted, which is then pursued and caught in an aerial sally.
Mmedium to large warbler with short rounded wings and a fairly long, graduated tail. Upperparts uniformly rufous-brown to gray-brown, underparts whitish. Short whitish eye line. Legs long, bill relatively short, slightly decurved. Tall, coarse, open grassland. Often in wet areas. BEHAVIOR Usually solitary or in pairs. Scurries through dense grasses in a mouse-like manner. May form loose flocks in nonbreeding season. Male song, given during flight-display, is a nasal wheeze, followed by an explosive, liquid plook note.