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Author Unwin, Mike, author.

Title The atlas of birds : diversity, behavior, and conservation / Mike Unwin.

Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press ; Brighton, UK : Myriad Editions, ©2011.


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Physical description 1 online resource (144 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Birds -- Geographical distribution.
Birds -- Geographical distribution -- Maps.
Birds -- Conservation.
Birds -- Conservation -- Maps.
Birds -- Variation.
Birds -- Behavior.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781400838257 (electronic bk.)
1400838258 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 9786613275011