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Travels and Traditions of Waterfowl

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Travels and Traditions of Waterfowl was first published in 1967. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

With the combined talents of naturalist, writer, and artist, H. Albert Hochbaum captures the varying moods of earth and
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Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 25th 1967 by Univ Of Minnesota Press (first published January 1st 1955)
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Michael Loder
Aug 04, 2013 Michael Loder rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone interested in fine natural history writing
Here is a scientist writing in the finest tradition of the naturalist experience. Hochbaum follows the migrations of North American geese and ducks, seeing their world through their eyes to give us insight to how they actually work their lives. He explains how a goose or swan's vision actually works—far different than a human's—and how that changes perception. He takes us up to the altitude that water fowl migrate at to show us how the landscape appears through their experiences. He explains how ...more
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