This reference book is filled with information on species of birds from all over the world, including powerful birds of prey and exotic tropical birds. It contains photographs to provide a close-up view of birds in their natural habitat, information on bird behaviour and Website addresses.
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- Paperback | 64 pages
- 188 x 236 x 12mm | 222.26g
- 01 Jan 2001
- Usborne Publishing Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- colour illustrations, photos, index
Table of contents
What is a bird?; flying machines; flying high; flying style; legs and feet; beaks and eating; senses; finding a mate; birdsong and calls; building nests; looking after eggs; baby birds; growing up; living in groups; animal partnerships; self protection; migration; birds of prey; flightless birds; night birds; waterbirds; seabirds; polar birds; tropical birds; desert birds; studying birds; birds in danger; amazing birds; record breakers; using the Internet.