By Mark Avery
Everything you didn’t learn 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 constantly been enchanted via them. Birds could be a signal of the altering seasons, a logo of freedom, or just a wide ranging imaginative and prescient of beauty.
Remarkable Birds techniques those attention-grabbing creatures thematically throughout 8 sections masking all features of people’ dating with birds. “Songbirds” celebrates the best fowl virtuosi, resembling the nightingale, whereas “Birds of Prey” contains majestic hunters similar to the harpy eagle. “Feathered tourists” describes magnificent trips made through birds together with tiny hummingbirds that migrate large distances. “The Love lifetime of Birds” illuminates the main excellent screens upon which assorted species count to discover a mate?notably the extravagant plumage and dances of birds of paradise. “Avian towns” explores the remarkable, huge colonies of species resembling the flamingo, whereas “Useful to Us” examines the various methods we discover birds beneficial, similar to the turkey or the canary. “Threatened & Extinct” describes a few species which were misplaced eternally, and others at the verge of collapse. Birds have additionally had nice mystical importance and “Revered & loved” considers such species because the sacred ibis, believed through the traditional Egyptians to symbolize the god Thoth.
2 hundred illustrations, 176 in colour
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