An Enchantment of Birds: Memories from a Birder's Life

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In these delightful meditations, biologist and bird lover Richard Cannings weaves stories of his personal encounters with birds into fascinating descriptions of their behavior, anatomy, and evolution. He muses over the meadowlarks' ability to hide their nests so completely that he has seen only two in a lifetime spent searching for them; the trumpeter swan, as picky as a two-year old, devouring potatoes and carrots but turning up its beak at Brussels sprouts; the northern gannet, with its snowy plumage, black wingtips, and ...

An Enchantment of Birds: Memories from a Birder's Life 2007, Greystone Books

ISBN-13: 9781553652359

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