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Written by fourteen of the world's outstanding authorities on ornithology, illustrated with more than 500 original portraits, 270 line drawings, and 167 maps and diagrams, The World Atlas of Birds offers a fresh look at what birds are, how they live, and what lies behind their extraordinary success in coming to terms with virtually every habitat available to our planet, from polar regions to equatorial rainforests, mountaintops to the open sea.
Number of Pages: 272
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 11.50 X 9.50 (inches)|
Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists: Backyard BirdsJonathan P. Latimer, Karen Stray NoltingHoughton Mifflin Harcourt / 1999 / Trade Paperback$5.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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Peterson Field Guides For Young Naturalists: Birds of PreyJonathan P. Latimer, Karen Stray NoltingHoughton Mifflin Harcourt / 1999 / Trade Paperback$6.29 Retail:
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In addition, the introductory chapter probes such general subjects as evolution, physiology, flight, and the mystery of migration; a glossary and catalog of scientific and common names is preceded by a unique section containing a full descriptive classification explaining the relationships and characteristics of the world's 155 bird families; and a complete index to the text and illustrations concludes the book.