pt. 1. Introduction to birds -- pt. 2. Where birds live -- pt. 3. Birds in order -- pt. 4. How birds live -- pt. 5. Birds and people -- pt. 6. Birds under threat -- pt. 7. Protecting birds -- pt. 8. Bird table.
The Atlas of Birds captures the breathtaking diversity of birds, and illuminates their conservation status around the world. Full-color maps show where birds are found, both by country and terrain, and reveal how an astounding variety of behavioral adaptations--from flight and feeding to nest building and song--have enabled them to thrive in virtually every habitat on Earth. Maps of individual journeys and global flyways chart the amazing phenomenon of bird migration, while bird classification is explained using maps for each order and many key families. Conservation provides a strong focus thr.