The World of Birds

Dostępność: dostępny w ok 15 dni roboczych

Nr produktu: ns-0307

W sklepie dodano: 7 sierpnia 2014


Cena: 309,70

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The World of Birds

Autor: Jonathan Elphick
Ilustracje: David Tipling

The World of Birds is a groundbreaking guide to every aspect of bird life and a complete survey of the world's orders and families of birds. Written by eminent natural history expert Jonathan Elphick and with special photography from award-winning wildlife photographer David Tipling, it is the ultimate companion for birders, wildlife enthusiasts and anyone wanting an accessible and accurate acccount of these amazing creatures. The World of Birds begins by examining the evolution of birds since the age of the dinosaurs. It then explores in greater detail each of the significant elements of bird life: bird biology including anatomy, physiology, the brain and senses, plumage, calls and songs; flight techniques and styles; food and feeding; bird lifestyles and social relationships; breeding, growth and development; bird geography and habitats; and migration. The second part of The World of Birds provides a comprehensive survey of the world's birds which includes an introduction to the 32 orders and a detailed account and concise fact panel for every one of the 196 families. A glossary, further reading list and two indexes ensure easy reference. With its clear, lively text and fact boxes, and sumptuous illustrations throughout – over 1,000 photographs, maps and diagrams – The World of Birds is a book everyone interested in birds should own.

Rok wydania: 2014
Wydawnictwo: London Natural History Museum
Liczba stron: 608
Format:  cm
ISBN: 9780565092375
Oprawa: twarda

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