Fascinating World of Birds

Fascinating World of Birds

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Describes the varied systems of nest-building used by birds, as well as some of their unusual habits. The book introduces young readers to many curiosities, such as the smallest bird in the world, the hummingbird, and birds which sew up their nests to protect their young from predators.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 230 x 240mm
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • Cassell Illustrated
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 50 colour illustrations, glossary, index
  • 0706375475
  • 9780706375473

Table of contents

Birds; conquerors of the air; great builders; anything goes; courtship behaviour; courting structures; caring for the young; feeding time; avian fortresses; skilful weavers; avian miners; master carpenters; avian masons; seabirds.show more