The Bird Almanac PDF ePub eBook

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The Bird Almanac free pdf Observing birds often raises many intriguing questions. Such as what is the incubation time for those robin eggs sitting in the nest above the porch light? What kinds of flowers attract humming birds? What are the migratory distances of various species? What are the major causes of bird deaths? The Bird Almanac is an invaluable resource, impressive in scope and depth and complemented with tables and illustrations. This Second Edition has been reformatted for easier use and now features quick-find tabs and an index. The first section of the book comprehensively covers the history, biology and behavior of birds. Bird physiology, biological systems and anatomy are explained in easy-to-understand terms and annotated illustrations. Other topics include: Fossil history of birds Reproduction and mortality Threatened and endangered species Major birding festivals and competitions How to attract specific species to the backyard Extensive resources for bird-lovers including the top birding locations in America Birding code of ethics The second section consists of an authoritative world checklist of bird species. The birds are organized by taxonomic order and listed by common and Latin name. The valuable information in The Bird Almanac fills in the gaps in knowledge of even the most seasoned birder.

About David M. Bird

David M. Bird, PhD, is a well-known ornithologist who teaches at McGill University and is the Director of the Avian Science and Conservation Center. He is a columnist for "Bird Watcher's Digest" and is the author and editor of many books on wildlife.

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Author : David M. Bird
Publisher : Firefly Books Ltd
Data Published : 03 February 2005
ISBN : 1552979253
EAN : 9781552979259
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 480 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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