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The bird atlas

Author: Barbara Taylor; Richard Orr
Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley ; Boston : Distributed by Houghton Mifflin Company, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Describes the physical characteristics and habitats of birds around the world.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Taylor; Richard Orr
ISBN: 1564583279 9781564583277 0751350680 9780751350685
OCLC Number: 27897689
Notes: "Dorling Kindersley Book."
Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 36 cm
Contents: How to use this atlas --
What is a bird? Where birds live --
The Arctic --
The Americas. North America, forests and woodlands --
North American western mountains --
North American deserts --
North American wetlands --
North America, Central America and the Caribbean --
South America, Amazon rain forest --
South America, Andes --
South America, Pampas --
South America, Galapagos Islands --
Europe. Forest and woodlands --
Mediterranean --
Coastal areas --
Africa. Forests and mountains --
Savannah --
Wetlands --
Asia. Himalyas. Southeast Asia --
Japan and China --
Australisia. Woodland and desert --
Rain forests --
New Zealand --
Antarctica --
Travelers of the world --
Birds in danger --
Index.
Responsibility: illustrated by Richard Orr ; written by Barbara Taylor.
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This atlas identifies 350 of the least-known species in the world, across their home ranges. Useful as an atlas and as a way of understanding how birds lead different kinds of lives, this children's  Read more...

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