The Songs of Insects

The Songs of Insects

by Lang Elliott, Wil Hershberger
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The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott, Wil Hershberger

The Songs of Insects is a celebration of the chirps, trills, and scrapes of seventy-seven common species of crickets, katydids, locusts, and cicadas native to eastern and central North America. The photographs in this book will surprise and delight all who behold them. Many of the insects' colors are brilliant and jewellike, and they are displayed beautifully here. This book and accompanying CD provide a unique doorway to enjoyment of the insect concerts and solos that dominate our natural soundscape during the summer and autumn. The text includes information on the natural history of insects, identification tips, and an appreciation of insect song. A seventy-minute audio CD features high-quality recordings of the songs of all species, track-keyed to the information presented in the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780618663972
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 04/30/2007
Edition description: Insect Song CD Included
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

LANG ELLIOTT is a sound recordist, writer, and photographer. He is the author of The Songs of Insects, The Songs of Wild Birds, and many other book/CD packages.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Couldn't be any better.