How Birds Migrate

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Stackpole Books, 1995 - Nature - 228 pages
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Using case studies and illustrations, the author examines the intricacies and wonders of migration. He explains the basics of flight, the effects of weather and geographical barriers, and flight strategy. Learn how fast and how high birds fly, how far they go in a day, and how they navigate.

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User Review  - bobbre - LibraryThing

If you want a basic understanding about bird migration themn this book is a worthwhile read. The writing however is sometimes uneven, rapidly switching from examining spring migration to commenting on ... Read full review

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This is an excellent, popular, yet authoritative explanation of bird migration by the former director of Cape May Bird Observatory. The widely published Kerlinger (The Book of Owls, Univ. of Texas Pr ... Read full review


Two How Scientists Study Migration
THREE The Basics of Bird Flight
SEVEN Barriers to Migration

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Paul Kerlinger served as the director of the New Jersey Audubon Society's Cape May Bird Observatory for seven years and is now an environmental consultant.

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