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Natural History Museum Atlas of Bird Migration: Tracing the Great Journeys of the World's Birds

Natural History Museum Atlas of Bird Migration: Tracing the Great Journeys of the World's Birds (Hardback)

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How far can birds fly? Where do they go? And why? Follow one of nature's most enigmatic and breathtaking spectacles with the "Natural History Museum Atlas of Bird Migration". This fascinating and comprehensive book traces the world migration routes of over 100 species. An illustrated introduction explains flight techniques, feeding, biology and navigation including the amazing results of new satellite tracking. Additional sections focus on the current environmental threats to migratory species and conservation initiatives worldwide. A supplementary catalogue details the routes of 500 additional migrant bird species. With stunning maps and artwork throughout, this authoritative and up-to-date guide will captivate amateur bird watchers and nature enthusiasts alike. From cranes and cuckoos to wagtails and woodpeckers, this indispensable reference reveals the mysteries of these remarkable journeys.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe natural world, country life & petsWildlife: birds & birdwatchingScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesZoology & animal sciencesZoology: Vertebrates Publisher: The Natural History Museum Publication Date: 19/02/2006 ISBN-13: 9780565092184  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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General editor Jonathan Elphick is a natural history author, editor and consultant who specialises in ornithology. During a career spanning almost 40 years, he has worked on many books, including the award-winning 'Birdwatcher's Handbook' and 'Birds: The Art of Ornithology'. Dr Malcolm Ogilvie wrote the foreword to the book. He was a member of the research staff of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust for 25 years, specialising in wildfowl population and migration studies. He now works as an author and consultant and is a member of the editorial board of 'British Birds' magazine.

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