Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds

Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds

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by Lyanda Lynn Haupt
     
 

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Naturalist Lyanda Lynn Haupt, an ornithology teacher and researcher, examines the amazing talents and personalities of the most common of birds. She muses on the tarnished reputation of the starling, the sexed-up antics of male woodpeckers, and the mysterious behavior and startling population explosion of crows in her hometown. Through the eye and voice of this

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Naturalist Lyanda Lynn Haupt, an ornithology teacher and researcher, examines the amazing talents and personalities of the most common of birds. She muses on the tarnished reputation of the starling, the sexed-up antics of male woodpeckers, and the mysterious behavior and startling population explosion of crows in her hometown. Through the eye and voice of this talented writer, birds provide a fascinating point of contact with the natural world at large.

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" It takes curiosity to lick a bird nest to learn how it tastes – and pluck to raise 37 baby chimney swifts by hand. Naturalist Lyanda Lynn Haupt has done these things and more. Her collection of essays peers into the lives of such common birds as crows

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570618079
Publisher:
Sasquatch Books
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
920 KB

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Lyanda Lynn Haupt lives in Seattle.

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Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is NOT available in large print. I was allowed to order it, but the order was cancelled several days later.