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World of Hummingbirds: An In-Depth Look at the Habits and Behaviors of These Colorful, Fascinating Creatures

Popular Science

By: Erik Hanson(Author), Tony Mercieca(Illustrator), Amelia Hansen(Illustrator)

156 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations

Stackpole Books

Paperback | Sep 2009 | #180654 | ISBN-13: 9780811736060
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About this book

Engaging natural history information for a general audience on one of the most beloved groups of birds, including tips on attracting and watching hummingbirds. This book contains stunning photographs of common North American and exotic world species. It explains the details of the tiny hummingbird's amazing twice-yearly migration. More than a dozen species of hummingbirds live in North America, and scores more live in the southern tropics. Details of these fascinating creatures' lives in the wild are presented in an easy-to-read format.


Contents

- Introduction
- What Makes a Hummingbird?
- Living Environments & Migration
- Behaviour
- The Annual Cycle
- North American Species
- Watching Hummingbirds
- Hummingbird Feeders
- Index


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