Into the Nest: Intimate Views of the Courting, Parenting, and Family Lives of Familiar Birds
The intimate lives of familiar birds as never before seen! Spectacular, stunning, and beautiful close-up photography documents the family lives of more than 30 birds, from the first song of the courting male to the first flight of the fledglings. You'll find images of the male and female, nest construction, the eggs, the parents on the nest, nestlings, feeding time, fledgl...more
ممتاز من عدة نواحي:
١. التصوير دقيق وممتاز يحاكي محتوى المادة
٢. معلومات غنية حول الحياة العائلية للطيور
٣. يطرح مجموعة متنوعة من الطيور - بمختلف بيئات تواجدها ٤. يحتوي على خرائط لقارة أمريكا الجنوبية لتحديد أماكن وجود كل طائر عرضه المؤلف في الكتاب ، كما رمز لكل فصل من فصول السنة بلون مغاير لتتعرف على أماكن تواجد الطير ولو كان ذلك خلال موسم هجرته!
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The courting and mating of various couples are described in detail. I wanted to learn more about a bird that laid its eggs in the open in my yard last summer and here it is---- the cutest things you've ever seen. Kildeer lay and incubate their eggs right in the open. The eggs have cryptic coloration.
The Black-capped chikadee is noted. The female starts laying one egg per day u ...more
For each of the species represented the book has beautiful pictures of males and females, eggs in nest, nestlings, fledglings, and usually juveniles. It includes information about mating, building the nest, male/female responsibilities, feeding, and how the babies deve ...more
I love birds, I always have...I envy their flight and beautiful plumage ( dyed my hair bright blue out of desire for plumage, even if most females are drab), their romantic courtships have fascinated me, and their songs soothe me. This book takes a look at a side of many bird's lives that sadly gets skimmed over in more general books on birds, which is tragic. In my opinion birds have probably the most diverse ...more
Bird lovers anywhere will benefit from learning that eggs laid inside a tree are normally white, unlike those in open nests, while many terms are well explained. For example, precocial chicks follow their mother from the nest shortly after hatching, like ducklings, while altricial chicks are fed in the nest for weeks until ...more
The introductory chapters g ...more