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Green Week: Go Green 2015. Monday

Green Week Beate's letteringTrinity College Library supports College’s Green Week 2015, 16-20 February.

Recent additions to the Library’s collections.

All titles are available from the Library.

Woodpeckers of the world: the complete guide / Gerard Gorman.  Christopher Helm, 2014.

book imageLocation: Berkeley Basement

Shelfmark: HL-362-629

From the tiny Piculets of tropical forests to the enormous Imperial woodpecker, world-renowned expert, Gerard Gorman, provides a comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide to all 239 species of woodpecker on the planet. The introductory chapters cover taxonomy, distribution, anatomy and morphology, habitat, behaviour, plumage and moult, food and foraging, flights, calls, drumming and the importance of woodpeckers. Next, a detailed analysis of each species is presented, under the headings of identification, vocalisations, drumming, habitat, range, food and feeding, taxonomy and similar species. The book concludes with an extensive bibliography for further information and research.

Orchidaceae / William Louis Stern, Emeritus Professor of Botany, University of Florida ; with an introduction by Alec M. Pridgeon, Sainsbury Orchid Fellow, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Oxford University Press, 2014.

book imageLocation: Berkeley Basement

Shelfmark: HL-362-628

Professor Stern is among the world’s leading authorities on plant anatomy.

Orchidaceae, Volume X in the series Anatomy of the Monocotyledons, is the result of over 30 years of orchid anatomy research. This book details the structures and relationships among the cells and tissues of the plant’s leaves, stems and roots. Its text is accompanied by numerous photomicrographs and original line drawings, and is supported by an extensive bibliography.