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Kerlinger, an environmental consultant who once served as the director of the Cape May Bird Observatory, has written an analysis of bird migration patterns which addresses flight strategies and the effects of geography and weather. In this newly revised edition, the author uses case studies to describe these migratory patterns in terms of altitude and distance by using the latest ornithological research. Illustrations by Archer, a birder and artist, clarify migration ranges as well as the physics behind flight for general audiences. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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  • Information on migratory flight patterns, flight speed and distance, travel seasons, calls of migrating birds, and more
  • Includes case studies on migrating birds from around the world

    In this revised and updated edition, Paul Kerlinger unravels the intricacies of bird migration. Using case studies and illustrations, he explains the basics of flight, the effects of weather and geographical barriers, and flight strategy. Readers will learn how fast and how high birds fly, how far they go in a day, and how they navigate. This fascinating guide on bird migration makes the latest scientific findings available to birders and nature-lovers alike.

  • Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780811732307
    Author:
    Kerlinger, Paul
    Publisher:
    Stackpole Books
    Revised by:
    Johnson, Ingrid
    Revised:
    Johnson, Ingrid
    Illustrator:
    Archer, Pat
    Subject:
    Birds
    Subject:
    Migration
    Subject:
    Birds & Birdwatching - General
    Subject:
    Birds -- Migration.
    Subject:
    Birdwatching Guides
    Subject:
    Nature Studies-Birds
    Copyright:
    Publication Date:
    20081231
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    , Y
    Pages:
    230
    Dimensions:
    8.94x6.18x.68 in. .62 lbs.

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  • Information on migratory flight patterns, flight speed and distance, travel seasons, calls of migrating birds, and more
  • Includes case studies on migrating birds from around the world

    In this revised and updated edition, Paul Kerlinger unravels the intricacies of bird migration. Using case studies and illustrations, he explains the basics of flight, the effects of weather and geographical barriers, and flight strategy. Readers will learn how fast and how high birds fly, how far they go in a day, and how they navigate. This fascinating guide on bird migration makes the latest scientific findings available to birders and nature-lovers alike.

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