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Woodpeckers of North America

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Indo-European expansion, the Exodus, Polynesian and Greek colonization, and the Romans A comprehensive, profusely illustrated natural history of all 28 North American species of woodpeckers. Medieval civilizations on the move — Barbarians, Vikings, Mongols, Arabs and the Bantu

Expansion through colonization, and the impact of convict ships and the slave trade The distinctive behavior and sound of woodpeckers make them easy to hear and interesting to watch. Woodpeckers of North America specifically covers all species of woodpeckers found in the United States, Canada and northern Mexico. Industrialization and the emergence of modern empires

Famine, war, persecution and economic collapse in the turbulent 1800s Woodpeckers are renowned for their cavity-excavating abilities. Although trees and telephone poles are the choice of most woodpeckers, desert dwellers frequently excavate nests in cacti. While all eat insects, many drink tree sap, eat acorns, and consume other surprising foods. The emergence of the state of Israel, the Eastern Bloc collapse, the India and Pakistan partition, the decolonization of Vietnam and Algeria, and Africa's civil wars.

Woodpeckers are distinguished by several anatomical features, including: The Atlas of Human Migration is the definitive record of our planet's people and a volume that will be recognized immediately as an essential popular reference. short legs and long toes to assist in climbing

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This comprehensive guide to all 28 species of North American woodpeckers offers species profiles for extant and extinct species. Each entry includes a lovely photograph of the starring bird and information on identification, distribution, habitat, voice, feeding, breeding, migration and other important data. The text also discusses the place of the woodpecker in the ecosystem and in folklore and myths.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

This comprehensive guide to all 28 species of North American woodpeckers offers species profiles for extant and extinct species. Each entry includes a lovely photograph of the starring bird and information on identification, distribution, habitat, voice, feeding, breeding, migration and other important data. The text also discusses the place of the woodpecker in the ecosystem and in folklore and myths. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A comprehensive, profusely illustrated natural history of all 28 North American species of woodpeckers.

The distinctive behavior and sound of woodpeckers make them easy to hear and interesting to watch. Woodpeckers of North America specifically covers all species of woodpeckers found in the United States, Canada and northern Mexico.

Woodpeckers are renowned for their cavity-excavating abilities. Although trees and telephone poles are the choice of most woodpeckers, desert dwellers frequently excavate nests in cacti. While all eat insects, many drink tree sap, eat acorns, and consume other surprising foods.

Woodpeckers are distinguished by several anatomical features, including: short legs and long toes to assist in climbinga head built to withstand repeated hammeringa long, straight bill designed for chopping wooda long tongue with a barbed end to extract hidden preynostrils covered with feathers to keep them free of wood debris.

100 color photographs capture the intriguing woodpeckers in their natural environments. Woodpeckers of North America is a handy, well-written reference covering the biology and environment of these fascinating birds.

Synopsis:

A well-illustrated, comprehensive popular history of how humans have spread out across the world, from it's very beginnings in Africa through to modern migration to Israel and resulting from the Eastern Bloc collapse.

Synopsis:

An examination of the biology and environment of all 28 species of the North American woodpecker and featuring 100 color photographs that show it in its natural habitat.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781554070466
Author:
Backhouse, Frances
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - Guides
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
North America
Subject:
Woodpeckers
Subject:
Woodpeckers -- North America.
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - General
Subject:
Woodpeckers - North America Woodpeckers - Nor
Subject:
Birds -- North America.
Subject:
Nature Studies-Bird Guides
Subject:
Nature Studies-Birds
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
11.24x8.86x.81 in. 2.94 lbs.

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Product details 232 pages Firefly Books Ltd - English 9781554070466 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A comprehensive, profusely illustrated natural history of all 28 North American species of woodpeckers.

The distinctive behavior and sound of woodpeckers make them easy to hear and interesting to watch. Woodpeckers of North America specifically covers all species of woodpeckers found in the United States, Canada and northern Mexico.

Woodpeckers are renowned for their cavity-excavating abilities. Although trees and telephone poles are the choice of most woodpeckers, desert dwellers frequently excavate nests in cacti. While all eat insects, many drink tree sap, eat acorns, and consume other surprising foods.

Woodpeckers are distinguished by several anatomical features, including: short legs and long toes to assist in climbinga head built to withstand repeated hammeringa long, straight bill designed for chopping wooda long tongue with a barbed end to extract hidden preynostrils covered with feathers to keep them free of wood debris.

100 color photographs capture the intriguing woodpeckers in their natural environments. Woodpeckers of North America is a handy, well-written reference covering the biology and environment of these fascinating birds.

"Synopsis" by , A well-illustrated, comprehensive popular history of how humans have spread out across the world, from it's very beginnings in Africa through to modern migration to Israel and resulting from the Eastern Bloc collapse.
"Synopsis" by , An examination of the biology and environment of all 28 species of the North American woodpecker and featuring 100 color photographs that show it in its natural habitat.
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