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Bird : the definitive visual guide

Author: Peter Frances; David Burnie; National Audubon Society.; BirdLife International.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., [2009]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This visual guide to every bird order and family profiles more than 1,500 species, photographed in their native environment by photographers around the globe. Authoritative, comprehensive, and completely up to date, this reference volume of the world's birds illustrates the full range of birds, bird behavior, and bird-watching locations organized in taxonomic order with detailed introductions to every bird order.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Frances; David Burnie; National Audubon Society.; BirdLife International.
ISBN: 9780756655747 0756655749
OCLC Number: 311780355
Notes: Previously issued in 2007; this edition 2009.
Includes index.
Description: 512 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Michael Rands --
About this book --
Introduction: Bird anatomy --
Senses --
Feathers --
Wings --
Flight --
Gliding and soaring --
Legs and feet --
Bills --
Feeding on animals --
Feeding on plants --
Communication --
Defense --
Breeding --
Courtship --
Nests and eggs --
Parental care --
Living together --
Migration --
Migration routes --
Birds under threat --
Conservation --
Extinct species --
Habitats: Bird geography --
Bird habitats --
Grasslands --
Deserts --
Tropical forest --
Temperate forest --
Coniferous forest --
Heath and scrubland --
Mountains --
Polar regions --
Wetlands --
Coasts --
Seas and oceans --
Farmlands and cities --
Bird species: Classification --
Tinamous --
Ostriches --
Reheas --
Cassowaries and emus --
Kiwis --
Gamebirds --
Waterfowl --
Penguins --
Loons --
Albatrosses and petrels --
Grebes --
Flamingos --
Storks and herons --
Pelicans and relatives --
Birds of prey --
Cranes and relatives --
Waders, gulls, and auks --
Sandgrouse --
Pigeons and doves --
Parrots --
Cuckoos and turacos --
Owls --
Nightjars and frogmouths --
Swifts and hummingbirds --
Mousebirds --
Trogons --
Kingfishers and relatives --
Woodpeckers and toucans --
Passerines --
Glossary --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Audubon ; [senior editor, Peter Frances ; contributors, BirdLife International, David Burnie].
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This visual guide to every bird order and family profiles more than 1,500 species, photographed in their native environment by photographers around the globe. Authoritative, comprehensive, and completely up to date, this reference volume of the world's birds illustrates the full range of birds, bird behavior, and bird-watching locations organized in taxonomic order with detailed introductions to every bird order.

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