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- DescriptionThe mysteries of migration have puzzled birders and prompted scientific inquiry for years. In this revised and updated edition, Paul Kerlinger unravels the intricacies of migration. Using case studies and illustrations, he explains the basics of flight, the effects of weather and geographical barriers, and flight strategy. Readers will learn how fast and how high birds fly, how far they go in a day, and how they navigate. This fascinating guide on bird migration makes the latest scientific findings available to birders and nature-lovers alike. This is the first-ever revision of a classic guidebook. It offers information on migratory flight patterns, flight speed and distance, travel seasons, calls of migrating birds, and more. It includes case studies on migrating birds from around the world.
- Author BiographyPaul Kerlinger served as the director of the New Jersey Audubon Society's Cape May Bird Observatory for seven years and is now an environmental consultant. Pat Archer is an experienced birder and artist living in Connecticut.
- Author(s)Paul Kerlinger
- PublisherStackpole Books
- Date of Publication01/04/2009
- SubjectNatural History: Animal & Wildlife
- Place of PublicationMechanicsburg, PA
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintStackpole Books
- Content Noteb/w illus
- Weight281 g
- Width140 mm
- Height215 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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