Amazing Birds: A Treasury of Facts and Trivia about the Avian World

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Barrons, 2007 - Nature - 160 pages
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Here's a book that will fascinate trivia buffs even as it captures the interest of ardent bird-watchers. Beautifully color-illustrated on virtually every page, Amazing Birds presents photos, artwork, and diagrams that show both rare and common birds, their eggs, their nests, and their hatchlings. More than 400 unusual facts about the avian world include the bird that builds the largest nest, the rarest living bird species, the longest bird migration, the fastest flyer, the remarkable bird with claws on its wings, and many other extraordinary nuggets of information. Here, too, are answers to frequently asked questions, such as--

  • Are owls really wise?
  • How do birds know where to go when they migrate?
  • Where are birds' ears?

    Bird lovers will also find practical advice on ways to attract birds to their garden, as well as instructions on teaching a parrot to talk. Beautiful to look at and fun to read, Amazing Birds will promote renewed interest in our fascinating feathered friends.

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