Encyclopedia of Birds

Hardcover, 448 pages, 8 x 10, ISBN: 9781782747154
STL333

$29.95

With more than 1,600 photographs and artworks, this appealing, accessible encyclopedia explores the world of birds.     Did you know that marabou storks are known as “undertaker birds?” Or that the spoonbill’s bill is actually a highly specialized tool? Birds are some of the oldest and most...
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Format:
Hardcover
Author:
Per Christiansen & Paula Hammond
Pages:
448 pages
Dimensions:
8 x 10
ISBN:
ISBN: 9781782747154
Supplier/Publisher:
Sterling
Date Added:
April 2019
Published Date:
2019
With more than 1,600 photographs and artworks, this appealing, accessible encyclopedia explores the world of birds. 
 
Did you know that marabou storks are known as “undertaker birds?” Or that the spoonbill’s bill is actually a highly specialized tool? Birds are some of the oldest and most intriguing creatures on the planet, dating from the time of the dinosaurs. From the flamingo to the hummingbird, the eagle to the ostrich, this encyclopedia profiles more than 400 of the world’s most fascinating species, offering a truly comprehensive overview of birds from every continent and giving a sense of their incredible diversity. It explains each bird’s anatomy, habitat, distribution, lifecycle, and diet with informative, lively text, and features fact boxes, annotated illustrations, and maps.

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