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A season on the wind : inside the world of spring migration

Author: Kenn Kaufman
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A close look at one season in one key site that reveals the amazing science and magic of spring bird migration, and the perils of human encroachment. Every spring, billions of birds sweep north, driven by ancient instincts to return to their breeding grounds. This vast parade often goes unnoticed, except in a few places where these small travelers concentrate in large numbers. One such place is along Lake Erie in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nature / Animals - Birds
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kaufman, Kenn, author.
Season on the wind
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019
(DLC) 2018052904
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenn Kaufman
ISBN: 9781328566423 1328566420
OCLC Number: 1045456942
Description: 282 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue : Pilgrims at the gates of sunrise --
The first migration --
Wilderness and waterfowl --
A broken season --
An ill wind --
Turning point --
Wild march --
Creatures of light --
Sifting the mysterious sky --
Threading the needle --
This slice of sky --
Second wind --
Waiting for warblers --
Boardwalk people --
The first big wave --
The biggest week --
The impossible peak --
The parade's gone by --
Pagans of the sky.
Responsibility: Kenn Kaufman.

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A close look at one season in one key site that reveals the amazing science and magic of spring bird migration, and the perils of human encroachment.  Read more...

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