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The book of bird life : a study of birds in their native haunts

Author: Arthur A Allen
Publisher: New York : D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., [©1930]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains nearly three hundred illustrations and photographs documenting bird life by location; a section on the study of birds is also included.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Arthur A. (Arthur Augustus), 1885-1964.
Book of bird life.
New York, D. Van Nostrand Company, inc. [©1930]
(OCoLC)595766971
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Allen, Arthur A. (Arthur Augustus), 1885-1964.
Book of bird life.
New York, D. Van Nostrand Company, inc. [©1930]
(OCoLC)609222332
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur A Allen
OCLC Number: 807273
Description: xix, pages, 1 leaf, 426 pages : color frontispiece, illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The living bird. The history of birds ; The classification of birds ; The distribution of birds : zoological regions, provinces and life zones ; Bird communities : birds of the woods and woodland borders ; Birds of the orchards and fields ; Birds of the marshes and shores ; The migration of birds ; The courtship of birds ; The home-life of birds ; The adaptations of birds ; Plumage coloration and plumage change ; Birds in their relations to man --
Methods of bird study. Bird walks, bird calendars and bird banding ; Methods of attracting birds ; Birds' nests : how to find and identify them ; Observation blinds and bird photography ; Learning bird songs ; Birds as pets ; Outline for intensive study of a species.
Other Titles: Study of birds in their native haunts
Responsibility: with photographs by the author. By Arthur A. Allen ...

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Contains nearly three hundred illustrations and photographs documenting bird life by location; a section on the study of birds is also included.

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