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Sandhill Crane Display Dictionary: What Cranes Say with Their Body Language (Pocket Naturalist Guide)

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Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Printed on laminated, water-resistant paper in a folded format, Pocket Naturalist® Guides are highly durable for use in the field as each title provides a portable reference to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and insects. Nature enthusiasts, from the beginner to the seasoned explorer, will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within these handheld guides.

 

Beautiful photographs illustrate the various mannerisms and gestures of the sandhill crane in this unique addition to the Pocket Naturalist® Guide series. Famous for their elaborate mating displays, sandhill cranes also use body language to announce intent, establish dominance, show arousal, preserve the nest territory, and bond male and female pairs. The result of years of field research by two renowned scientists, this handy pocket dictionary provides a quick reference to the meanings of the sandhill cranes complicated displays.

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Renowned for their elaborate mating displays, sandhill cranes also use body language to announce intent, establish dominance, show arousal, preserve the nest territory and bond male and female pairs. This beautifully photographed product – the result of years of field research by Christy and George Happ – provides a handy pocket dictionary to the meanings of their complicated displays. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012.

About the Author

George Happ is a professor emeritus at both the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the University of Vermont. Christy Yuncker-Happ is a photographer and zoologist. They live in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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ISBN:
9781583556900
Author:
Happ, George
Publisher:
Waterford Press
Author:
Yuncker-Happ, Christy
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Nature Studies-Birds
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching
Edition Description:
Second Edition, Second edition
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
FOLDED
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full color throughout
Pages:
1
Dimensions:
8.25 x 3.5 in

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Renowned for their elaborate mating displays, sandhill cranes also use body language to announce intent, establish dominance, show arousal, preserve the nest territory and bond male and female pairs. This beautifully photographed product – the result of years of field research by Christy and George Happ – provides a handy pocket dictionary to the meanings of their complicated displays. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012.
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