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Bird Migration

Chris Merkord
  • Couzens, Dominic New Holland 2005 http://www.newhollandpublishers.com/details.asp?pid=184330970X

    136 pages, 166 x 242 mm

    80 colour photographs, 120 artworks, 30 archive pics, 20 maps/diagrams

    English 01/01/2005 184330970X 9781843309703 No value No value

From describing the many different types of bird migration to information on how to study and observe migration, all you need to know about this subject is included in this excellent book. The Orientation Mechanisms and Weather and Migration chapters reveal the amazing ways in which birds know how to travel vast distances without getting lost, and Great Journeys tells of the incredible feats of athleticism that birds such as swallows, arctic terns and Eleonora's falcons achieve when they fly for thousands of miles to reach their wintering grounds. This book takes a birdwatcher's view of migration. It focuses on what a birder might see and experience and question.

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