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How Birds Migrate

Chris Merkord
  • Kerlinger, Paul Stackpole Books 2009 Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania United States http://www.stackpolebooks.com/productdetails.cfm?sku=3230

    Dimensions: 6" x 9"

    Pages: 272

    Illustrations: 60 b/w drawings

    English 01/31/2009 0811732304 9780811732307 No value No value

  • 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.

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