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Hummingbirds, their life and behavior : a photographic study of the North American species

Author: Esther Quesada Tyrrell; Robert A Tyrrell
Publisher: New York : Crown, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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More than 230 full-color photographs of North American hummingbirds at every stage of life and in all characteristic behavior patterns are accompanied by a text summarizing all available scientific information on hummingbirds.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tyrrell, Esther Quesada.
Hummingbirds, their life and behavior.
New York : Crown, ©1985
(OCoLC)671563767
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Quesada Tyrrell; Robert A Tyrrell
ISBN: 0517553368 9780517553367
OCLC Number: 10456837
Description: xi, 212 pages, [1] leaf of plates : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: An introduction to hummingbirds --
A portfolio of North American hummingbirds --
Anatomy --
Feathers --
Flight --
Courtship and nesting --
Food and metabolism --
Behavior --
Wildflower pollination.
Responsibility: photographs by Robert A. Tyrrell ; text by Esther Quesada Tyrrell.
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More than 230 full-color photographs of North American hummingbirds at every stage of life and in all characteristic behavior patterns are accompanied by a text summarizing all available scientific information on hummingbirds.

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