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The Nature of Birds: Forsyth, Adrian The Nature of Birds: Forsyth, Adrian

The Nature of Birds

Forsyth, Adrian

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ISBN 10: 092065665X / ISBN 13: 9780920656655
Published by Camden House Publishing, Camden East, Ontario, 1988
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Forsyth "holds a doctorate in biology from Harvard University and has devoted his professional life to advancing the study of behavioural ecology." Thus, this book is not about species identification, but about why birds behave the way they do. Nesting, mating, song, infanticide, cuckoldry, parasitism, etc. Profusely illustrated with color photos from multiple sources. 160 pp. including index. Reduced from $50. Bookseller Inventory # 004812

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Title: The Nature of Birds

Publisher: Camden House Publishing, Camden East, Ontario

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Photos by Bruce Lyon, Leonard Rue, Jr.; John Eastcott & Yva Momatiuk; Michael S. Quinton, Mike Blair, others

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

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Concentrates on bird behavior, from the swamp rookery of blue herons to the antics of a nesting nuthatch

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