Understanding Bird Behaviour
The way birds behave is one of the vital keys to accurate identification and this book provides the experienced instruction needed to understand and get the most out of watching birds. The guide covers all the fundamental types of bird behaviour, including movement, feeding, breeding, migration, navigation, distribution, range, life and death, all of which are illustrated with beautiful photographs. There is a whole section dedicated to the behaviour of different species groups, from divers and grebes through to sparrows, buntings and finches.
- ISBN: 9781472912060
- Author(s): Stephen Moss
- Stock Code: 2912060
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Colour photographs
- Pages: 160
- Published: 2015
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An authorative guide to the fascinating secret lives of birds the world over. Insights are given into various bird behaviours, including migration, navigation, feeding and breeding. The final chapter examines the interaction between birds and humans in history, art and popular culture.
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