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The lives of birds

birds of the world and their behavior

by Lester L. Short

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Behavior

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLester L. Short.
    ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL698.3 .S48 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 256 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1393000M
    ISBN 100805019529
    LC Control Number93000122

    Buy The Life of Birds First Edition by David Attenborough (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(72).   Written by poet and nature writer Matt Merritt, A Sky Full of Birds is a lovely paean to the particular wonders of watching wild birds. In this book, we tag along with the author as he travels Author: Grrlscientist.

    Based on the spectacular ten-part program on PBS, The Life of Birds is David Attenborough at his characteristic best: presenting the drama, beauty, and eccentricities of the natural world with unusual flair and intelligence. The renowned writer and filmmaker treks through rain forests and deserts, through city streets and isolated wilderness, to bring us an illuminating panorama of every /5(67).   More recently he has authored books that introduce the general public to birdsong: the award-winning The Singing Life of Birds, The Backyard Birdsong Guides, Birdsong by the Seasons, and Listening to a Continent Sing. He lives in Hatfield, : HMH Books.

    The pictures in The Life of Birds are bigger, broader and more sombre, but no less lively than his much-loved and hugely admired children's book illustrations. Here Quentin Blake follows in the path of the great illustrators, such as Daumier and Lear, and of fabulists like Aesop and La Fontaine.5/5(6). NPR coverage of The Thing With Feathers: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal About Being Human by Noah Strycker. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Noah Strycker.


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The Life of Birds by David Attenborough is an amazing book - birders and naturalists will love it. Insightful writing and beautiful pictures. Each of the 10 chapters build on each other leaving the reader with a very good understanding and appreciation for how and why birds are special/5.

The lives of birds book Life of Birds book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. If you look closely at Quentin Blake’s human aviary, you might see yours /5(11).

The book presents birds in all their complexity and glory, revealing in clear and elegant prose Attenborough’s infectious sense of wonder about the rich variety of life on Earth. Sir David Attenborough, a Fellow of the Royal Society, is also a Trustee of the British Museum and an Honorary Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge.

THE LIVES OF BIRDS takes up his important theme of mortality and at the same time The lives of birds book his great affection for life—the lives of his family, as well as the smaller examples of jays and mockers.

The brilliance of this book, its importance, is that Hanzlicek's eye and imagination cherish the tenuous connection of all our lives with the sustaining music of the soul."—Christopher Buckley. The book's fascinating account of the mating behavior of bird species from around the world is illustrated by vividly detailed color images.

Birdwatchers will find The Mating Lives of Birds to be an essential addition to their by: 1. The lives of birds Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: About this book. Bird courtship and display can be one of the most captivating events in the natural world.

The Mating Lives of Birds looks at natural selection and why birds have evolved different reproduction strategies, examining territories, birdsong, displays and dealing with rivals.

It also looks at different bird lifestyles, including. Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think is a walk through the mysteries, won-ders, and peculiarities of the avian world.

Thematically grouped into five parts (talk, work, play, love, and parent), the book dis-cusses important aspects of every bird’s life. “There is. The Mating Lives of Birds offers an engaging and lavishly illustrated account of this most captivating phenomenon in the natural world: bird courtship and display.

It explains how birds' reproduction strategies have evolved, and describes bird monogamy, polygamy, polyandry, promiscuity, and communal living arrangements. The life of birds. [Jean Dorst] -- This ecological study of birds concentrates upon adaptations for flight and various habitats in examining their anatomical, physiological, and behavioral characteristics.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary. The accompanying book, The Life of Birds by David Attenborough (ISBN ), was published by BBC Books on 24 September ReferencesGenre: Nature documentary. Birds in the News; Conservation ; Climate; Science; Culture; Advocacy; Flock Together ; Audubon in Action; Magazine.

Spring ; Winter ; Fall ; Summer ; All Issues ; Birds. North American Bird Guide ; Audubon Bird Guide Mobile App ; John James Audubon's Birds of America; Plants For Birds; Audubon Mural Project ; The Future of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williams, Henry Smith, Private lives of birds.

New York, R.M. McBride and Company [©] (OCoLC) Ornithologist and author Laura Erickson takes readers on a romance-fueled romp through the love lives of 35 species, exploring the diversity of avian approaches to pairing up.

Each species spotlight pairs Erickson’s remarkable depth of scientific knowledge with her talent for drawing humorous and insightful parallels between human and bird.

The Life of Birds. A natural history of bird life narrated by David Attenborough. On iPlayer. Not available. Supporting Content. The challenges of life for birds, at BBC Nature.

Noah Strycker has studied birds in some of the world’s most extreme environments, from the high Arctic to the Amazon jungle and Australian bush, and is an associate editor of the American Birding Association’s magazine, previous book, Among Penguins, describes a summer in an isolated Antarctic field writes, lectures, and lives near Eugene, Oregon, between field /5(3).

The Life of Birds Companion Book. At one time, birds ruled the land and skies with their size and speed. Today, birds continue to inhabit every single continent on Earth. The Mating Lives of Birds is a beautifully put together book. The initial draw may be the stunning pictures; of which there are many, but it is also an incredibly informative and interesting read.

This book tells the story of how birds find and attract mates, and how they go on to deal with the incubation and raising of young. Though not looking deeply into specific species it. The Life of Birds is another fascinating read from David Attenborough. I chose this book solely because he wrote it, not because I was looking for a book about birds.

When I came across the book I knew it would be beautifully written and extremely interesting:and it by: John James Audubon (born Jean Rabin; Ap – Janu ) was an American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He was notable for his extensive studies documenting all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural : Jean Rabin, ApLes Cayes, Saint.

With David Attenborough. David Attenborough's comprehensive and richly detailed study of birds, examining the variety of different species and their ways of life/10(K). About this book. More than 90 percent of birds appear to be monogamous, but beneath the surface there is a huge variety of mating systems in play, from temporary monogamy and extra-pair mating to multiple partners for either sex, with some species switching between these as their circumstances change.5/5(1).Home > All Books > The Life of Birds.

The Life of Birds. Series of evocative drawings of birds in human guise, produced using a watercolour pencil. Published in French as ‘Nous les Oiseaux’. Author Quentin BlakePeter Campbell (intro.) Publisher Doubleday. ISBN Date Published purchase this book.