The Resource Bird, written by David Burnie ; in association with the Natural History Museum

Bird, written by David Burnie ; in association with the Natural History Museum

Label
Bird
Title
Bird
Statement of responsibility
written by David Burnie ; in association with the Natural History Museum
Title variation
Eyewitness bird
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A photo essay on the world of birds examining such topics as body construction, feathers and flight, the adaptation of beaks and feet, feeding habits, courtship, nests and eggs, and bird watching
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
598
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
DK eyewitness books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Bird, written by David Burnie ; in association with the Natural History Museum
Publication
Note
Includes index
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (digital ; 4 3/4 in. )
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • CEN
  • CEN
  • COL
  • DUN
  • FHL
  • FRV
  • HAS
  • KEN
  • KER
  • KIT
  • KIT
  • MAR
  • OAK
  • REN
  • SHL
  • TSN
  • TSN
  • WPG
Contents
From dinosaur to bird -- Birds as animals -- The wing -- Maneuverability and fast takeoff -- Speed and endurance -- Soaring, gliding, and hovering -- Tails -- The structure of feathers -- Feathers -- Wing feathers -- Body, down, tail feathers -- Courtship -- Camouflage -- Feet and tracks -- The senses -- Beaks -- Plant and insect eaters -- Hunters, fishers, and all-arounders -- Pellets -- Making a nest -- Cup nests -- Unusual nests -- Eggs of waterbirds and waders -- Eggs of land birds -- Extraordinary eggs -- Hatching -- Growing up -- Attracting birds -- Watching birds -- Did you know? -- Identifying birds
Dimensions
29 cm. +
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
72 p.
Isbn
9780756606572
Note
  • Originally issued with a fold-out wall chart; VPL copy lacks fold-out chart (W/D).
  • Set includes: 1 book, 1 CDROM.
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), ports.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
1668130
System control number
  • ocn181602614
  • (OCoLC)181602614

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