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Academic & Professional Books  Ornithology  Birds: General

Feathers Displays of Brilliant Plumage

Art / Photobook
By: Robert WE Clark(Illustrator), Carl Zimmer(Introduction By)
176 pages, 70 colour photos
Publisher: Chronicle Books
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  • Feathers ISBN: 9781452139890 Hardback Apr 2016 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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Award-winning photographer Robert Clark captures nature's most extraordinary plumage in this striking collection of photographs. Beginning with the very first feathered bird, this exquisite volume traces both the astonishing beauty and the fascinating evolution of feathers, highlighting remarkable species all over the world.

From the vibrant green plumes of the Golden-headed Quetzal, the speckled wings of the Great Argus, to the fiery tones of the Red Bird-of Paradise, these highly detailed close-up images capture the visual splendor and minute subtleties of this unique feature of avian anatomy Informative text provides intriguing facts about each feather's form as well as its function including speed, stealth, camouflage, and courtship.

Birders, ornithologists, natural history enthusiasts, and photo buffs will be delighted by this pairing of glorious photography and captivating science.

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Robert Clark is a freelance photographer based in New York City. His previous work has focused on a wide range of subjects, including the evolution of dogs, high school football, the life of Charles Darwin, and the secrets of the world's greatest taxidermists. A longtime photographer for National Geographic, Clark has photographed more than thirty stories for the magazine, including over a dozen covers.

Art / Photobook
By: Robert WE Clark(Illustrator), Carl Zimmer(Introduction By)
176 pages, 70 colour photos
Publisher: Chronicle Books
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