Bird Sounds: How and Why Birds Sing, Call, Chatter, and Screech

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  • A complete exploration of bird vocalization
  • Striking full-color illustrations throughout

    A thorough and engaging examination of the variety of sounds birds make, from the familiar singing of songbirds and the hammering of woodpeckers to the harsh cacklings of crows. The hows and whys of bird vocalization, regional variation and speciation, and communication among species are discussed. Describes both native and exotic bird behavior and includes the latest research-all illustrated with full-color paintings by the author.

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    About the Author:

    Barry Kent MacKay is a writer and artist whose work has appeared in A Field Guide to the Birds of the Galapagos and Birdwatcher's Digest as well as other books and magazines. He is currently the International Program Director of the Animal Protection Institute, based in Sacramento, California.

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