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Author Burnie, David.
Title Bird : in association with the natural history museum / written by David Burnie.
Pub Info New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., c2008.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 598 BUR     AVAILABLE
 Provincetown-Children's  J 598 Bur     AVAILABLE
 South Yarmouth-Children's  J 598 BUR     AVAILABLE
 West Dennis - Juvenile  598 BUR J     AVAILABLE
Edition Rev. ed.
Descript 72 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (digital ; 4 3/4 in. ) + 1 wall chart ( 58 x 80 cm.)
Series DK eyewitness books
DK eyewitness books.
Note 1st U.S. ed.
Includes index.
Includes clip-art CD disc and wall chart.
"Discover the fascinating world of birds - their natural history, behavior, and secret lives"--Cover.
Contents From dinosaur to bird -- Birds as animals -- Wing -- Maneuverability, fast takeoff -- Speed endurance -- Soaring, gliding, hovering -- Tails -- Structure of feathers -- Feathers -- Wing feathers -- Body, down, tail feathers -- Courtship -- Camouflage -- Feet tracks -- Senses -- Beaks -- Plant and insect eaters -- Hunters, fishers, and all-arounders -- Pellets -- Making a nest -- Cup nests -- Unusual nests -- Eggs of waterbirds, and waders -- Eggs of land birds -- Extraordinary eggs -- Hatching -- Growing up -- Attracting birds -- Watching birds -- Did you know? -- Identifying birds -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary A photo essay on the world of birds examining such topics as body construction, feathers and flight, the adaptation of beaks and feet, feeding habits, courtship, nests and eggs, and bird watching.
Subject Birds -- Juvenile literature.
Birds -- Anatomy -- Juvenile literature.
Birds -- Nests -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Books with discs.
Books with discs.
Add Author British Museum (Natural History)
Alt Title Eyewitness bird
ISBN 9780756637682 (hc.) : $15.99
0756637686
Stndrd # 9780756637682
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