Discover the Big Sky's fastest, largest, smartest, and boldest birds in Bird Feats of Montana by Deborah Richie Oberbillig.The book features 114 brilliant color photographs by renowned bird photographer Don Jones and 12 exquisitely detailed illustrations by James Lindquist.
Written for children ages 8 to 12, this playful but informative book covers forty of the state's birds-from calliope hummingbirds to trumpeter swans-in sections covering a variety of bird feats, ranging from birds with the niftiest nests to birds with the wildest behaviors. Learn how bobolinks navigate by the stars with an internal compass of magnetic crystals. Discover the secret to the crane's dance. Find out why magpies have the messiest nests.
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