Synopses & Reviews
This full-color, authoritative look at the behavior and biology of birds is packed with information on:
- How birds fly, migrate, nest, sing, raise their young, and more
- Ways to observe birds as they go about their daily lives
- How to attract and care for backyard birds
A perfect complement to identification guides, this Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press is destined to become a staple in the library of every bird lover and student.
Birds surround us with their vibrant colors and songs. Even the most abundant species reward observers with opportunities to watch seldom-seen behaviors. This book is dedicated to those interested in going beyond identification of birds. It introduces such topics as bird behavior, family life, flight, migration, populations, and conservation.
About the Author
Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.