National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds

National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds

A Beginner's Guide

Book - 2014
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National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds introduces kids ages 7 through 12 to more than 120 different species of birds in their native environments, with detailed illustrations and exciting, memorable information from Kim Kurki and the experts at the National Wildlife Federation.

From the National Wildlife Federation, publishers of Ranger Rick , the popular nature magazine for kids, comes this exciting, dynamic, and wonderfully illustrated guide for young naturalists.

National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds is arranged by habitat and identifies more than 100 birds. Kim Kurki?s engaging and highly accurate illustrations give kids a true and close-up appreciation of each bird species, such as its size, shape, color, and markings, as well as its habitat, call, and behavior. Kids will learn to recognize the birds by their individual characteristics, such as the male cardinal?s distinctive crest, the kestrel?s helicopter hover, and the goldfinch?s enchanting song. You?ll also discover what makes each bird amazing, including which is the fastest flier, which lays the biggest egg, and which spends years of its life in the water, never touching land.

The excellent illustrations, nontechnical language, and fascinating facts throughout make this an ideal guide for beginner bird-watchers?of any age!

Publisher: New York, New York :, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers,, [2014]
ISBN: 9781579129699
1579129692
Branch Call Number: J 598 National 06/2014
Characteristics: 79 pages :,color illustrations ;,25 cm
Alternative Title: Birds
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Chapel_Hill_CarissaK Mar 16, 2015

Great illustrations and interesting facts about a wide variety of birds from around the world. For the birds that are not native to the United States, similar native species are described.

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