Book - 2012 | First American edition
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Dorling Kindersley Pub
A new generation of illustrated natural history handbooks, produced in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution.

The new DK Nature Guides form a comprehensive, accessible, and informative series of illustrated reference books that tackle key natural history subjects in DK's inimitable style.

From the Arctic Tern and American Woodcock to the Turkey Vulture and Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Nature Guide: Birds is packed full of stunning images that reveal bird anatomy, flight, migration patterns, breeding, habitats-all perfect for bird watching and easy identification.


  • Stunning images revealing intricate details and unique features of specimens
  • Expert writing and research by specialists
  • Clear, concise, and informative text bring the subjects to life
  • Specially commissioned close-up photography and illustrations
  • Carefully structured profiles ensuring it is easy to locate key information
  • Entries organized in intuitive categories or groupings for ease of reference

Baker & Taylor
A guide to identifying birds from around the world notes each species' physical characteristics, geographic location, marks of distinction, brooding behavior, and threatened species rating.

& Taylor

Produced in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, each guide to a subset of nature includes full-color images, including stunning close-up shots; expert writing and research by specialists; and much more. Original.

Publisher: London ; New York : DK Pub., 2012
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780756690410
Branch Call Number: 598 BURNIE
Characteristics: 352 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm


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