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Birds that stopped flying

Elizabeth S. Austin

Birds that stopped flying

by Elizabeth S. Austin

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Birds.

  • About the Edition

    Explains why forty-nine species of birds are no longer able to fly, how they exist today, and what their chances for survival are in the future.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Elizabeth S. Austin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ10.A85 Bi
    The Physical Object
    Pagination82 p.
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5067940M
    LC Control Number74075884

      The ornithologist Alexander Skutch includes a chapter about anis in his pioneering book Helpers at Birds' Nests, which examines the phenomenon of birds giving assistance at the nest to others who are not their mate or their young—and in some instances, not even of the same species. Skutch describes anis as highly social and affectionate Pages: Migratory birds are protected, and it is against the law to possess eggs, birds, nests, or feathers without a permit. Additionally, trying to hand raise a baby bird is an incredible task, and requires a great deal of time, effort, and specialized information.

    Book 2. Allies 8. To the Peril of Low-Flying Birds The companions broke out of the twists and dips of the crags later in the afternoon, to their absolute relief. It had taken them some time to round up their mounts after the encounter with the Pegasus, particularly the halfling's pony, which had bolted early in the fight when Regis had gone down.   The $8 million Audubon book about birds, and the amazing story behind it “Winter Hawk,” from John James Audubon’s “The Birds of America,” up for auction on June (Christie’s)Author: Jessica Gelt.

    The Birds in Maryland gallery has quickly grown to a current different species. A few of the photos were actually taken in VA and DE but all of these birds are occasionally seen in Maryland. I know that I have a long way to go but it is a good start. Looking like it just flew out of a child’s coloring book, this blue, green, red and yellow bird was trapped extensively in the ’s and shipped to Europe as caged birds. Although illegal, they are still trapped and sold in large numbers in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.


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