By Mark Avery
Everything you didn’t find out about the avian international: a desirable compendium showcasing the extreme wonders of birds, illuminated with beautiful ornithological illustrations, prints, and drawings
Humans proportion the Earth with greater than 10,000 species of birds and feature consistently been enchanted by means of them. Birds could be a signal of the altering seasons, an emblem of freedom, or just a wide ranging imaginative and prescient of beauty.
Remarkable Birds techniques those interesting creatures thematically throughout 8 sections protecting all points of people’ dating with birds. “Songbirds” celebrates the best poultry virtuosi, comparable to the nightingale, whereas “Birds of Prey” comprises majestic hunters similar to the harpy eagle. “Feathered tourists” describes incredible trips made through birds together with tiny hummingbirds that migrate large distances. “The Love lifetime of Birds” illuminates the main remarkable monitors upon which assorted species count to discover a mate?notably the extravagant plumage and dances of birds of paradise. “Avian towns” explores the fantastic, huge colonies of species reminiscent of the flamingo, whereas “Useful to Us” examines the various methods we discover birds worthy, resembling the turkey or the canary. “Threatened & Extinct” describes a few species which were misplaced endlessly, and others at the breaking point. Birds have additionally had nice mystical value and “Revered & cherished” considers such species because the sacred ibis, believed by means of the traditional Egyptians to symbolize the god Thoth.
two hundred illustrations, 176 in colour
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