The "Whys" of Bird Names

The "Whys" of Bird Names

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Drawing from a wide variety of backgrounds for bird names, Eleanor H. Stickney addresses mythology, royalty, history, science, appearance, Greek Greek and Latin names, and many others in this well-researched chronicle of the origins of bird names. For the professional ornithologist, the avid bird-watcher, or the just-getting started learner, The Whys of Bird Names provides an excellent reference and enchanting glimpse into the birds of the world.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 294.83g
  • Vantage Press
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0533160804
  • 9780533160808