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Sandhill Crane Display Dictionary: What Cranes Say With Their Body Language

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Waterford Pocket Naturalist Guide

By: Christy Yuncker-Happ(Illustrator), George M Happ(Author)

12 pages, colour photos, 1 colour map

Waterford Press

Unbound | Sep 2011 | #224282 | ISBN-13: 9781583556900
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About this book

Renowned for their elaborate mating displays, sandhill cranes also use body language to announce intent, establish dominance, show arousal, preserve the nest territory and bond male and female pairs. This beautifully photographed product, Sandhill Crane Display Dictionary – the result of years of field research by Christy and George Happ – provides a handy pocket dictionary to the meanings of their complicated displays.

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An expert on the sandhill crane, George Happ grew up in Illinois and attended Cornell University. He has taught courses in physiology, cell biology, and general biology at the University of Vermont, the University of Arizona and Colorado State University.

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