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Bird / written by David Burnie.

Burnie, David. (Author).

A photo essay on the world of birds examining such topics as body construction, feathers and flight, the adaptation of beaks and feet, feeding habits, courtship, nests and eggs, and bird watching.
"Eyewitness Bird gives a detailed overview for kids aged 9+ of a fascinating animal species and will encourage them to spot the incredible birds on the wing around you. Using full-color photographs of different species, feathers, beaks, bird anatomy and their nests, children can immerse themselves in the world of these feathered creatures. Witness the breathtaking moment when a chick hatches from its egg and watch as the young birds grow in their nest to take their first flight. Discover record-breaking flights and amazing camouflage." -- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780744092110
  • ISBN: 0744092116
  • ISBN: 9780744092103
  • ISBN: 0744092108
  • Physical Description: 72 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: New edition.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, 2024.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Edition statement taken from cover.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
From dinosaur to bird -- Anatomy -- The wing -- Maneuverability -- Speed and endurance -- Soaring, gliding, and hovering -- Tails -- The structure of feathers -- Feathers -- Wing feathers -- Down, body, and tail feathers -- Courtship -- Camouflage -- Feet and tracks -- The senses -- Beaks -- Plant- and invertebrate-eaters -- Hunters and fishers -- Pellets -- Making a nest -- Cup nests -- Unusual nests -- Eggs of waterbirds and waders -- Eggs of land birds -- Extraordinary eggs -- Hatching -- Growing up -- Attracting birds -- Watching birds -- Did you know? -- Identifying birds -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.
Subject: Birds > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Illustrated works.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Adams County Library System.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Gettysburg Library J598 BUR (Text) 35740636067845 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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