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Author: Gillian Doherty; S James Reynolds
Publisher: [Tulsa, OK] : [EDC Pub.], [2001, ©2000]
Series: Usborne discovery internet-linked.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Referring readers to Web sites specially chosen by Usborne editors and web researchers, this book takes a look at some of the amazing powers of birds flight, elaborate courtship displays, and incredible nest-building abilities.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Doherty; S James Reynolds
ISBN: 0746037384 9780746037386 1580863345 9781580863346
OCLC Number: 46559439
Notes: If web sites out-of-date alternative sites available at www. usborne. com.
Includes index.
Description: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is a bird? --
Flying machines --
Flying high --
Flying style --
Legs and feet --
Beaks and eating --
Senses --
Finding a mate --
Birdsong and calls --
Building nests --
Looking after eggs --
Baby birds --
Growing up --
Living in groups --
Animal partnerships --
Self protection --
Migration --
Birds of prey --
Flightless birds --
Night birds --
Waterbirds --
Seabirds --
Polar birds --
Tropical birds --
Desert birds --
Studying birds --
Birds in danger --
Amazing birds --
Record breakers --
Using the Internet --
Index --
Acknowledgements.
Series Title: Usborne discovery internet-linked.
Other Titles: Internet-linked birds
Responsibility: Gillian Doherty ; designed by Neil Francis ; additional designs by Nicola Butler ; illustrated by John Woodcock ; consultant, S. James Reynolds.

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Filled with information about many different species of bird from all over the world, this text features colour photography and detailed illustrations alongside suggested Website addresses where  Read more...

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