The Resource The wonder of birds : what they tell us about ourselves, the world, and a better future, Jim Robbins

The wonder of birds : what they tell us about ourselves, the world, and a better future, Jim Robbins

Label
The wonder of birds : what they tell us about ourselves, the world, and a better future
Title
The wonder of birds
Title remainder
what they tell us about ourselves, the world, and a better future
Statement of responsibility
Jim Robbins
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robbins, Jim
Dewey number
598
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL676
LC item number
.R63 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Birds
Target audience
adult
Label
The wonder of birds : what they tell us about ourselves, the world, and a better future, Jim Robbins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. What birds tell us about the natural world -- Birds: the dinosaurs that made it -- Hummingbirds: the magic of flight -- Canaries and black-backed woodpeckers: birds as flying sentinels -- A murmuring of birds: the extraordinary design of the flock -- Part II. The gifts of birds -- The power of a feather -- From egg to table part one: the chicken -- From egg to table part two: wild birds -- The miracle of guano -- Nature's cleanup crew -- Part III. Discovering ourselves through birds -- Bird brain, human brain -- The surprisingly astute minds of ravens and crows -- The secret language of birds -- The bee-eaters: a modern family -- Extreme physiologies: birds, the ultimate athletes -- Part IV. Birds and the hope for a better future -- Nature's hired men: putting birds to work -- The city bird: from sidewalk to sky -- The transformational power of birds -- Birds as social workers -- Expanding our senses -- Epilogue: The future of birds
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 331 pages
Isbn
9780812993530
Lccn
2016049366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958458234
  • 1584989
  • (OCoLC)ocn958458234
  • 1584989
Label
The wonder of birds : what they tell us about ourselves, the world, and a better future, Jim Robbins
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. What birds tell us about the natural world -- Birds: the dinosaurs that made it -- Hummingbirds: the magic of flight -- Canaries and black-backed woodpeckers: birds as flying sentinels -- A murmuring of birds: the extraordinary design of the flock -- Part II. The gifts of birds -- The power of a feather -- From egg to table part one: the chicken -- From egg to table part two: wild birds -- The miracle of guano -- Nature's cleanup crew -- Part III. Discovering ourselves through birds -- Bird brain, human brain -- The surprisingly astute minds of ravens and crows -- The secret language of birds -- The bee-eaters: a modern family -- Extreme physiologies: birds, the ultimate athletes -- Part IV. Birds and the hope for a better future -- Nature's hired men: putting birds to work -- The city bird: from sidewalk to sky -- The transformational power of birds -- Birds as social workers -- Expanding our senses -- Epilogue: The future of birds
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 331 pages
Isbn
9780812993530
Lccn
2016049366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958458234
  • 1584989
  • (OCoLC)ocn958458234
  • 1584989

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