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Birds : a complete guide to their biology and behaviour

Author: Jonathan Elphick
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explore the avian world with this comprehensive and fully illustrated guide to every aspect of bird life. From anatomy, plumage, calls and songs, to breeding, habitats, migration, flight techniques, food and feeding, ornithologist Jonathan Elphick explains each of the significant elements of bird biology and behavior.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Elphick
ISBN: 9781770857629 1770857621
OCLC Number: 946215667
Notes: "First published by the Natural History Museum ..."--Title page verso.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Early birds --
Anatomy and physiology --
Flight --
Food and feeding --
Bird society and populations --
Breeding --
Where do birds live? --
Migration --
Birds and humans.
Responsibility: Jonathan Elphick.
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Explore the avian world with this comprehensive and fully illustrated guide to every aspect of bird life. From anatomy, plumage, calls and songs, to breeding, habitats, migration, flight techniques, food and feeding, ornithologist Jonathan Elphick explains each of the significant elements of bird biology and behavior.

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