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How Birds Migrate

Second edition

How Birds Migrate

Second edition

Author: Kerlinger, Paul

Published: 2009-01-31

Publisher's Description:

  • Information on migratory flight patterns, flight speed and distance, travel seasons, calls of migrating birds, and more
  • Includes case studies on migrating birds from around the world
In this revised and updated edition, Paul Kerlinger unravels the intricacies of bird migration. Using case studies and illustrations, he explains the basics of flight, the effects of weather and geographical barriers, and flight strategy. Readers will learn how fast and how high birds fly, how far they go in a day, and how they navigate. This fascinating guide on bird migration makes the latest scientific findings available to birders and nature-lovers alike.


Dimensions: 6" x 9"
Pages: 272
Illustrations: 60 b/w drawings


  • Language: English
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  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • City: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Country: United States

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  • Date Published: 31 Jan 2009
  • ISBN-10: 0811732304
  • ISBN-13: 9780811732307