By Roger Lederer

ISBN-10: 1541455193

ISBN-13: 9781541455191

ISBN-10: 1604696486

ISBN-13: 9781604696486

“Reveals the unusual and wondrous diversifications birds depend upon to get by.” —National Audubon Society

after we see a chook flying from department to department fortunately chirping, you may think they lead an easy lifetime of freedom, flight, and feathers. What we don’t see is the hard, life-threatening demanding situations they face at each moment. Beaks, Bones, and Bird Songs publications the reader during the myriad, and sometimes virtually dazzling, issues that birds do each day to basically remain alive. just like the goldfinch, which manages severe climate alterations through doubling the density of its plumage in wintry weather. Or city birds, which navigate site visitors via a willing knowing of published velocity limits. In attractive and obtainable prose, Roger Lederer stocks how and why birds use their sensory skills to work out ultraviolet, locate meals with out seeing it, fly millions of miles with out preventing, switch their songs in noisy towns, navigate via scent, and masses more.

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