Birds in Flight
The Art and Science of How Birds Fly
By (author) Carrol L. Henderson
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Birds in Flight by Carrol L. Henderson
Book DescriptionThey soar and glide, flap, flutter, hover, swoop, plummet. Solo or en masse, in formation, or pas de deux, birds are in their element, their airborne behaviour as varied and distinctive as their plumage. A twenty-year veteran of bird-watching, Carrol Henderson offers his expertise and analysis of birds in flight from around the world. With 150 of Henderson's exquisite close-up photographs of airborne birds, as well as diagrams illustrating the principles of flight and detailed information based on firsthand research, this book is as informative as it is delightful to look at. From the singular beauty of a hummingbird hovering and pollinating a flower, the majestic Condor soaring above the Andes, black storks in Kenya, migrating geese in Minnesota, or Swainson's hawks in Bolivia, this book lets you enjoy the beauty of birds taking wing while learning the fascinating science of how, precisely, birds fly.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780760333921
(254mm x 216mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Voyageur Press Inc
Publisher: Voyageur Press Inc
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Carrol L. Henderson
Carrol Henderson is a nature photographer, writer, and wildlife biologist. His bird photography has appeared in the New York Times, Audubon, Birder's World.
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