9780871569561

Bird Brains: The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Jays

ISBN 10: 0871569566 / 0-87156-956-6
ISBN 13: 9780871569561
Publisher: Sierra Club Books
Publication Date: 1997
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis:
Now in paperback! Examines the lives and behaviors of the highly intelligent members of the crow family, corvids, and includes 61 dramatic images from the world's top nature photographers.

Review:
"Savage's hypnotic, intimate lens takes us so close to these birds we can count the feathers on their stomachs...a thorough delight."

Patricia Holt, San Francisco Chronicle Book Review, 12/17/1995

Review:
"Candace Savage explores the behavior of these intelligent birds. This oversized book is beautifully produced. The author's lively and humorous text is accompanied by large, full-color photographs of her subjects and by sidebars of corvid myths, folklore, and excerpts from literature."

Lori D. Kranz, Bloomsbury Review, 03/1996

 

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Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. 252mm x 8mm x 249mm. Paperback. Birds have long been considered the archetypal featherheads, beautiful but dumb. Members of the crow family (corvids), however, appear to have powers of abstraction, memory, and creativity.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 144 pages. 0.653. Bookseller Inventory # 9780871569561

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Book Description: Sierra Club Books, United States, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. 254 x 251 mm. Brand New Book. Birds have long been considered the archetypal featherheads, beautiful but dumb. But one group of birds - the corvids, or members of the crow family - appears to have powers of abstraction, memory, creativity, and insight that put them on a par with many mammals, including, in some instances, higher primates. In an original and scrupulously researched text, Candace Savage describes the life and behavior of 16 representative species of corvids that are widely distributed throughout North America and Europe. Drawing on the most recent research, she suggests that the birds may apply their mental powers to such everyday activities as choosing mates, building nests, teaching their young, searching for food, and communicating with each other. In the exciting collection of close-up images, drawn from the work of Erwin and Peggy Bauer, Fred Bruemmer, Tom and Pat Leeson, Leonard Rue III, Jeff Foott, and Antti Leinonen, among other photographers, the birds are often pictured in intimate moments, as they tend their nests, court their partners, assert their dominance, or challenge eagles and other large raptors. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780871569561

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