Tales of Remarkable Birds by Dominic Couzens download in ePub, pdf, iPad
An intriguing book from an author with an ability to engage with his audience. An intriguing book from an author with a remarkable ability to engage his audience. Through clever choice of stories, we are delivered a taste of the remarkable behaviours that can be seen in the avian world. Tales of Remarkable Birds looks at accounts of murderous Cassowaries and explains just what might have happened. With Penguins, for example, you'll read about three different kinds, while Antbirds and Hummingbirds each offer more than one species.
That Dominic Couzens manages to achieve both is a real achievement. In each region Couzens Spotlights five bird species, each with an essay and some really stunning photographs. Fact is often stranger than fiction. The book actually covers more than five kinds of birds, some of the entries cover multiple species from the same group.
Beyond behavior the author delves into avian reproduction, anatomy and metabolism. From Brood parasitism and Ant-following to Echolocation and Pair-bonding, you'll be privy to the hidden, intimate secrets of our feathered neighbors. Especially when the gift-givers are not the official mates of the females concerned, but visitors, and furthermore they may give these gifts in full view of the official mate.
This book divides the world by continent and takes a series of extraordinary stories from each to illustrate a great diversity of bird behaviour. Tales of Remarkable Birds divides the world by continent and takes a series of extraordinary stories from each to illustrate a great diversity of bird behavior. About Tales of Remarkable Birds Throughout the bird world, examples of strange and seemingly inexplicable behavior abound. Yet, this same society can suffer an alarming level of infant mortality and find its borders routinely violated by neighboring groups intent on stealing hatchlings to boost their own population.
No matter how much you already know about birds, you will learn a great deal here. This book looks at accounts of murderous Cassowaries and explains just what might have happened. The scientific consensus is that birds evolved from small Theropod Dinosaurs like Velociraptor or their kin. An intriguiguing book from an author with an author with an ability to engage with his audience.
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