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Bird Feathers: A Guide to North American Species

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Over 400 photos of representative feathers from 379 species How to identify not only what bird a feather came from but also what kind of feather it is Range maps and wing type given for each bird

This guide teaches birders to use the characteristics of wing types and feather morphology to identify feathers--not only by species but also by their place on the bird's body.

The introductory chapters give a detailed overview of the feather--how feathers developed, the parts of a single feather, and the variety of types of feathers on a bird. In the feather identification section, more than 400 color photographs show feather samples from 379 bird species from all over North America. Along with the wing type of the species and a map showing its range, several types of feathers are included for each bird; each feather is labeled with its type and its size.

Synopsis:

This guide teaches birders to use the characteristics of wing types and feather morphology to identify feathers--not only by species but also by their place on the birds body.

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ISBN:
9780811736183
Author:
Scott, S David
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Author:
Scott, S. David
Author:
McFarland, Casey
Subject:
Animals - Birds
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
400

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