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Bird Migration The Incredible Journeys of North American Birds

Art / Photobook
By: Stan Tekiela(Author)
120 pages, colour photos, colour maps
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Bird migration captivates us. Where are the birds going? How far will they fly? How do they know when it's time to leave? And how will they know when to return? Stan Tekiela has been studying and photographing birds of North America for more than 30 years. Now, the award-winning author and naturalist presents his insightful observations about migration and showcases it with his amazing images in a one-of-a-kind coffee-table book.

Stan's photographs capture the birds as they migrate and depict behaviors that are sure to surprise and delight you, while the text makes for easy yet informative browsing. From the small, night-flying songbirds to the large, day-flying waterfowl and raptors, you'll develop a new appreciation for our incredible migrators in the United States and Canada.

Discover the wonders of birds and their incredible migratory voyages. Turn to any page and be amazed by Stan's lively and colorful photography of birds along their migratory routes.

Contents

- The Mystery of Migration
- Migration: The Genesis
- A Winning Strategy for Survival
- Not All Migration Is the Same
- Complete Migrators--Birds You Can Count On
- Short-Distance Migrators
- Unpredictable Migrators
- Birds That Stay Put
- Nomadic Spontaneity
- Fueling for the Trip
- External and Internal Cues
- Migratory Restlessness
- Hormonal Response
- Flight by Day or by Night
- Perks of Flying at Night
- Making Sense of Navigation
- Learned Migration
- Navigation Maps
- Magnetic Compass Sensitivity
- More Than One Sense, One Skill
- Circadian Clock Schedule
- Using the Stars en Route
- Migratory Flyways
- Winds and Drift
- Flocks vs. Solo Flight
- Elevation Challenges
- Flight Speeds
- Energy in Formations
- Destinations, Start to Finish
- Rest Stops and Stopovers
- Rerouting for Weather
- Reverse Migration
- Out of Normal Range
- Wintering Grounds
- It's Not Easy
- A Rhythm for Life
- About the Author

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Biography

Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 field guides, nature books, children's books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations.

Art / Photobook
By: Stan Tekiela(Author)
120 pages, colour photos, colour maps
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