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The companion to the Oscar -nominated film, Winged Migration is the definitive visual account of its subject: the extraordinary flights of migrating birds around the world. Migration is an enigma. Who knows why the cuckoo, born in Europe, flies alone to the far forests of Africa, home of its ancestors? Or how the Arctic tern can fly over ten thousand miles on its astonishing journey from pole to pole? Winged Migration follows single birds and whole squadrons on their restless flights seeking answers to such riddles. The result is a tour de force that is testament to the patience of a globe-trotting team of filmmakers and ornithologists. With its informative text, Winged Migration offers both the general reader and the dedicated bird watcher a bird's-eye view of five continents and a grand, yet intimate, portrait of the secret life of birds.

Synopsis:

A companion to the Oscar-nominated film Winged Migration provides a stunning study of the flights of migrating birds around the world, following both single birds and flocks on their long odysseys and furnishing an authoritative study of the secret lives of birds around the world.

Table of Contents

  1. Preface /Jacques Perrin
  2. Preface : a hymn to life /Jean Dorst
  3. And then there were birds
  4. Life on the wing
  5. Globe-trotters of the sky
  6. They have conquered the planet
  7. Thecast of Winged migration
  8. Behind the scenes
  9. Birds tomorrow
  10. Credits
  11. Acknowledgments.

Product Details

ISBN:
9782020612920
Preface:
Dorst, Jean
Publisher:
Seuil Chronicle
Preface:
Dorst, Jean
Author:
Perrin, Jacques
Location:
San Francisco, Calif.
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Migration
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - General
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Copyright:
Series Volume:
1260
Publication Date:
December 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
270
Dimensions:
13.66x11.62x1.18 in. 6.67 lbs.

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