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The World of the Hummingbird

Art / PhotobookPopular ScienceOut of Print

By: Robert Burton

158 pages, Col photos

Firefly Books

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #124511 | ISBN: 1552096076
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Introduction to the hummingbird, exploring its natural history, essential relationship with plant life, flight, elaborate social life as well as its nesting behaviour and renowned migratory habits. Burton also dicusses the post-contact trade in hummingbird feathers, which has significantly depleted populations, and the current threats to its habitat.

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