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Academic & Professional Books  Ornithology  Birds: General

The Migration of Birds Seasons on the Wing

Popular Science
By: Janice M Hughes
207 pages, Col photos, maps
Publisher: Firefly Books
The Migration of Birds
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  • The Migration of Birds ISBN: 9781554074327 Hardback Nov 2009 Usually dispatched within 5 days
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Ornithologist Janice M. Hughes describes the findings of the most recent research and surveys as-yet-unanswered questions. She unravels the exciting contributions of cutting-edge technological innovations and scientific developments.

Over 70 stunning full-color photographs show some of the world's most dauntless voyagers whilst maps show their migration routes and illustrations depict the mechanics of flying. The text is engaging and straightforward as well as authoritative and comprehensive, covering:

Contents include bird migration through human history, with profiles of Chinese cranes and phalaropes; the five Ws of avian migration, with profiles of shrikes and Arctic terns; the phenomenon of flight, with profiles of wheatears and dippers; how birds find their way, with profiles of redwings, fieldfares and Bohemian waxwings; migratory birds in peril.

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Popular Science
By: Janice M Hughes
207 pages, Col photos, maps
Publisher: Firefly Books
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If you are looking for a book for a birdwatcher friend, consider this one.--Jane Atkinson"Canadian Federation of Naturalists" (01/01/2009)

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