Unrivaled in scope for a single-volume reference work, this visual guide to every bird order and family profiles more than 1,500 species, photographed in their native environment by photographers around the globe. Authoritative, comprehensive, and completely up to date, this is a must-have reference for anyone with even a passing interest in the world's birds. AUTHOR BIO: David Burnie studied zoology at the University of Bristol and, after graduating, worked as a nature reserve ranger and biologist. He has written or contributed to more than 75 books, including Earth and Ocean, and was the editor-in-chief of DK's Animal.
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Full-color photos. "Each spread is composed of full-color photos, sketches, and explanatory text covering the anatomy, behavior, and adaptations of birds and presented in a visually appealing manner that compels further page turning. The author leads us through all that is fascinating in our study of birds at a level of writing suitable for younger readers. A fine addition to school libraries at all levels."--(starred) Science Books & Films.About the Author:
Birdlife International is a global partnership of conservation organisations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats, and global biodiversity. Birdlife's partners operate in more than 100 countries and have more than 2,500,000 members.
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