By David Burnie; Natural History Museum (London, England)

You will be an eyewitness to the area of birds. It covers every little thing you ever desired to find out about our feathered associates; from the instant a chick hatches and grows within the nest, to how birds camouflage themselves, fly, hunt and feed. you will get the image utilizing the clip-art CD with over a hundred extraordinary photographs to obtain. Then use the enormous pull-out wallchart to accessorize your room. nice for initiatives or simply for enjoyable, this fact-packed advisor and CD indicates and tells you every little thing you want to find out about birds. "I am a tremendous fan of these...They are brilliantly visual", "There isn't really a baby that may be capable of face up to deciding upon that up" - "Reader Reviews".

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Shuts its wings periodically to save energy. G. 2. climbs and dives much more steeply than most other birds. 3. has a slow, buoyant flight. 2. Peregrine Falcon 4. alternates fast wingbeats with short glides. 3. Roller 5. has rapid wingbeats followed by a long glide. 6. has a heavy up and down flight. 4. Barn Owl 7. dives with its wings partially folded. F. 8. beats its wings constantly during flight. Problems taking off? See Eyewitness Bird. 36 ACTIVITIES Eggstravaganza How long Bird eggs come in all shapes, sizes, colours, and numbers, depending on the type of bird and its habitat.

Would you like to work in one location or have a variety of bases? Do you take lots of photographs? no Do you notice what different birds eat? yes Are you always looking for species of bird you haven’t seen before? no Do you enjoy sharing your field trips with others? Do you work better alone or in a team? one Inspired by the stories of the experts in your pack, you’ve decided you would like to work with birds. But there are so many fascinating areas to go into – which will you choose? Use this fun flowchart to help START HERE you out!

RCTIC4ER &ALKLAND )SLANDS AN ICKS3W "EW L7ARBLER "LACKPOL "OBOLINK 3CALE KM MILES Whooper Swan migration This computer-generated map was plotted from the data sent back by four Whooper Swans in the autumn of 2006. The location of each bird was recorded every two hours and stored in its transmitter’s memory, before being sent by email to the research team’s waiting computer. On this map, the route taken by each bird is shown in a different colour, together with the date at each location.

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