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Author Burnie, David.
Title Bird / written by David Burnie ; [special photography Peter Chadwick and Kim Taylor].
Pub Info New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1988.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Centerville Children's  J 598 BUR     AVAILABLE
 Cotuit Children's Room  J 598 BUR     AVAILABLE
 South Dennis - Juvenile  J 598 BUR     AVAILABLE
 West Barnstable (Whelden) Juv.  J 598 BUR     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 598 BUR     AVAILABLE
 West Yarmouth-Children's  J 598 BUR     AVAILABLE
 Woods Hole - Children's  J OVERSIZE 598 BUR     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st American ed.
Descript 63 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Eyewitness books
Eyewitness books.
Note Includes index.
Contents From dinosaur to bird -- Birds as animals -- The wing -- Maneuverability and fast takeoff -- Speed and endurance -- Soaring, gliding, and hovering -- Tails -- The structure of feathers -- Feathers -- Wing feathers -- Body, down, and tail feathers -- Courtship -- Camouflage -- Feet and tracks -- The senses -- Beaks -- Plant and insect eaters -- Hunters, fishers, and all-arounders -- Pellets -- Making a nest -- Cup nests -- Unusual nests -- Eggs of water birds and waders -- Eggs of land birds -- Extraordinary eggs -- Hatching -- Growing up -- Attracting birds -- Watching birds.
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.
Birds -- Juvenile literature
Birds
Add Author Chadwick, Peter, 1931- illustrator.
Taylor, Kim, 1933- illustrator.
ISBN 039489619X
9780394896199
0394996194 (lib. bdg.)
9780394996196 (lib. bdg.)
0833550187
9780833550187
0789458004
9780789458001
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