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A Description of the most remarkable birds.

A Description of the most remarkable birds.

For the entertainment of children.

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Published by Printed by John Babcock. in Hartford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Natural history -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 33629.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination31, [1] p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14589678M

    “A remarkable book. Reading about the birds of Pandemonium will make you laugh and cry; it will make you see more clearly the need to take care of our planet; and it will confirm that one person with a passion can make a difference.” —Jeff Corwin, nature conservationist and host of Animal Planet Each morning at first light, Michele Raffin steps outside into the bewitching bird music that. This is the latest book from Mark Avery, who worked for the RSPB for over 25 years, being their Conservation Director for 13 years. He is now a freelance environmental campaigner. In Remarkable Birds, Mark chooses 67 species with which to examine our relationship with birds. The book is beautifully illustrated with an array of over paintings and lithographs from past.

    A Natural History of the Most Remarkable, Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Serpents, Reptiles, and Insects. In Two Volumes. By Mary Trimmer. - Chiswick - C. and C. Jonathan is currently working as Researcher with author Mark Cocker and David Tipling on a world-ranging follow-up to Birds Britannica, Birds & People; writing a bird book for the Natural History Museum, and embarking on a more personal landscape and nature memoir.

      Description. There are about species of owls divided into two families: Barn and Bay owls (Tytonidae) and the Strigidae (true owls). Most owls belong to the group of so-called true owls, with large heads and round faces, short tails, and muted feathers with mottled patterns. The Origin of Birds is an early synopsis of bird evolution written in by Gerhard Heilmann, a Danish artist and amateur book was born from a series of articles published between and in Danish, and although republished as a book it received mainly criticism from established scientists and got little attention within Denmark.


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