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Authors: Leslie Bulion
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-15 - Publisher: Peachtree Publishers

Explore the fascinating world of superlative birds—from the bee hummingbird, the tiniest bird in the world, to the peregrine falcon, the fastest creature on Earth. Ever wonder which bird has the loudest voice? Which one builds the biggest nest or has the most feathers? Get to know all about the
The Curious Bird Lover’s Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Niall Edworthy
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-23 - Publisher: Random House

You don't have to be a dedicated birdwatcher to be a bird lover. Millions of us love the sight and sound of them. And yet most of us know very little about their remarkable behaviour, incredible diversity and the story of their evolution. How do migrating birds know where to
Bald Coot and Screaming Loon
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Niall Edworthy
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-31 - Publisher: Random House

Bald Coot & Screaming Loon contains over 1000 entries of remarkable information about birds, birdlife and birdwatching. Chapters include: The Last of the Dinosaurs: How birds evolved and adapted; The Cloaca Monologues: Courtship & Breeding; A Cracking Start: Raising a family; Sing A Song of Sixpence: Why birds sing and
A History of the Lewis and Clark Journals
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Paul Russell Cutright
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-04-01 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

When President Thomas Jefferson dispatched Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on their great exploratory expedition of the lands west of the Mississippi, the journey was destined to become the most famous and significant American land expedition in history. Jefferson must have realized the timeless importance of the mission, for
Chicken
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Annie Potts
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-15 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

No creature has been subject to such extremes of reverence and exploitation as the chicken. Hens have been venerated as cosmic creators and roosters as solar divinities. Many cultures have found the mysteries of birth, healing, death and resurrection encapsulated in the hen’s egg. Yet today, most of us have