The Migration of Birds PDF ePub eBook

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The Migration of Birds free pdf Why do birds migrate -- and just how do they do it? "The Migration of Birds" is a comprehensive illustrated presentation of the mysteries of bird migration. Ornithologist Janice M. Hughes describes the findings of the most recent research and surveys as-yet-unanswered questions. She unravels the exciting contributions of cutting-edge technological innovations and scientific developments. Over 70 stunning full-color photographs show some of the world's most dauntless voyagers. Maps show migration routes, and illustrations depict the mechanics of flying. The text is engaging and straightforward as well as authoritative and comprehensive, covering: Bird migration through human history, with profiles of Chinese cranes and phalaropes The five Ws of avian migration, with profiles of shrikes and Arctic terns The phenomenon of flight, with profiles of wheatears and dippers How birds find their way, with profiles of redwings, fieldfares and Bohemian waxwings Migratory birds in peril. This book will fascinate birders, naturalists and conservationists as well as general readers.

About Janice Hughes

Janice M. Hughes is a biology professor at Lakehead University and a member of the Society of Conservation Biologists and the American Ornithologists' Union. She is the author of "Cranes" and lives in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Details Book

Author : Janice Hughes
Publisher : Firefly Books Ltd
Data Published : 05 November 2009
ISBN : 1554074320
EAN : 9781554074327
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 207 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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