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Bird (DK Eyewitness Books Series)
     

Bird (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

by David Burnie
 

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New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text!

Here is an exciting and informative guide to the fascinating world of bird life. Superb color photographs of feathers, wings, skeletons, eggs, nests and newly hatched chicks only days old offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history, behavior and life cycle of birds. See how newborn

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New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text!

Here is an exciting and informative guide to the fascinating world of bird life. Superb color photographs of feathers, wings, skeletons, eggs, nests and newly hatched chicks only days old offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history, behavior and life cycle of birds. See how newborn chicks hatch from eggs, how nestings grow in their first few days, how birds camouflage themselves against predators what birds eat and how they catch their prey. Learn how birds' bodies are designed for flight, why wings are different shapes and sizes, how birds evolved from their prehistoric ancestors and which are the world's biggest, smallest, slowest and fastest birds. Discover how and where birds make their nests, why eggs are different colors, how many feathers birds have and what each one is for and how to watch birds and attract them to your garden, and much, much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756637682
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
05/05/2008
Series:
DK Eyewitness Books Series
Pages:
72
Sales rank:
535,612
Product dimensions:
8.75(w) x 11.31(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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