The New Encyclopedia of British, European & African Birds


David Alderton

Šifra proizvoda: 9780857234186

805,00 RSD

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The habitats of Great Britain, Europe and Africa boast some of the most interesting and adaptable members of the avian world. This accessible and fully illustrated guide presents some of the rare and familiar species of these lands. From the grace of a mute swan to the striking casque of an A lavish guide to the world of birds in Britain, Europe and Africa, finely illustrated with colour photographs and specially commissioned artworks. Includes birdwatchersÆ favourites and lesser-known varieties û with detailed information on behaviour, size, habitat, nests and food. Authoritative, accessible text from a subject expert. African crowned hornbill, each has the power to enthrall. An expert, accessible introduction explains how birds evolved, their different habitats and habits, and gives practical tips on fieldcraft. A directory of over 550 species features intricate artworks, and describes everything from variable plumage to bill shapes, distribution, size, food, eggs and nests.Birds are one of the most distinctive and fascinating groups of creatures on the planet today. Here the birds are grouped by habitat û including seashore, freshwater, woodland and garden types. An expert, accessible introduction explains how birds evolved, and examines the many aspects of their behaviour û from flight, food and mating rituals to nesting and migration. This is then followed by a comprehensive encyclopedia, showing hundreds of birds in detail, with commentary about distribution, feeding, pairing, nesting and migration.

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