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Life on the wing : remarkable birds and their extraordinary lifestyles

Author: Brutus Östling; Ulman Magnus
Publisher: London : Collins, cop. 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A visual guide to how birds have become the masters of the air. Illustrated with photographs taken from around the world, this book is the first to show the huge range of lifestyles that birds have used to become one of the most successful groups of animals. From the Arctic to the Antarctic and on every ocean of the wolrd, birds have mastered every environment, even the sky. From ostriches to buntings -- each  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brutus Östling; Ulman Magnus
ISBN: 0007240473 9780007240470
OCLC Number: 494444755
Description: 1 volume (208 pages) : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: The flying machine --
Life of birds --
Body and plumage --
Feeding --
Habitats --
Breeding --
Migration and distribution.
Other Titles: Mellan vingspetsama
Responsibility: photographs, Brutus Östling ; text, Magnus Ullman.
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A visual guide to how birds have become the masters of the air. Illustrated with photographs taken around the world, it shows the range of lifestyles that birds have used to become one of the most  Read more...

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