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Bird By David Burnie


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Be an eyewitness to the breathtaking moment when a chick hatches from its egg, the growth of young birds in their nest and how birds camouflage themselves, fly, hunt and feed. Find out why wings are different shape and sizes and discover which are the world's biggest, smallest and fastest birds.

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Bird by David Burnie

Eyewitness Guides are best-selling, high-quality visual information books.
This title is a valuable resource to students whether they want to see a chick hatching from its egg or a peacock fan its tail in an elaborate courtship ritual.

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Table of Contents

From dinosaur to bird; birds as animals; the wing; manoeuvrability and fast take-off; speed and endurance; soaring, gliding and hovering; tails; the structure of feathers; feathers; wing feathers; body, down and tail feathers; courtship; camouflage; feet and tracks; the senses; beaks; plant- and invertebrate-eaters; hunters, fishers and all-rounders; pellets; making a nest; cup nests; unusual nests; eggs of waterbirds and waders; eggs of land birds; extraordinary eggs; hatching; growing up; attracting birds; watching birds; did you know?; identifying birds; find out more.

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Bird by David Burnie
David Burnie
DK Eyewitness
Used - Very Good
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.