ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Nature / Birds & Birdwatching

Tales of Remarkable Birds

| £10.82 | €12.17 | Ca$17.56 | Au$17.33
by Dominic Couzens
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
Tales of Remarkable Birds by Dominic Couzens

Throughout the bird world, examples of strange and seemingly inexplicable behaviours abound. For example:

Why do Male Fairywrens bring flowers to females as a nuptial gift in the pre-dawn darkness? Especially when the gift-givers are not the official mates of the females concerned, but visitors, and furthermore they may give these gifts in full view of the official mate.
Why do gangs of White-winged Choughs 'kidnap' their neighbours' fledglings and them keep them in their 'gang'.
Which bird is so big, strong and fierce that stories abound of it killing humans? This book looks at accounts of murderous Cassowaries and explains just what might have happened.
What happens in an albatross 'divorce'?

This book divides the world by continent and takes a series of extraordinary stories from each to illustrate a great diversity of bird behaviour. Each continent will have around five or six stories, each described in 1500 to 2000 words and examining the truths and the mythology behind each example. An intriguiguing book from an author with an author with an ability to engage with his audience.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 682201

Ebook Details
Pages: 224
Size: 97.3 MB
Publisher: Bloomsbury Natural History
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9781408190258 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following category:

Nonfiction > Nature > Birds & Birdwatching

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Nature > Birds & Birdwatching
Nonfiction > Science > Life Sciences > Zoology > Ornithology
Nonfiction > Nature > Animals > Birds

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2016