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A Field Guide to Little-Known and Seldom-Seen Birds of North America

A Field Guide to Little-Known and Seldom-Seen Birds of North America
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Peachtree Publishers Atlanta
1988 82
18x21 (cm) ill. colori e b/n n.t. - colors and b/w ills
bross. ill. colori - paperback Nuovo - New
Inglese - English Text   400 (gr)
0934601585 9780934601580
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Illustration by John C. Sill.

Aficionados will find themselves squawking with laughter at the ingenuity and mock-seriousness of this engaging volume by three avid birders. Consider the Sills' commitment to jargon-free birding terminology: in their guide, ``ill tempered,'' ``nocturnal migration,'' ``feed actively'' and ``flock'' become ``fowl behavior,'' ``fly by night,'' ``pig out'' and ``whole bunch.'' The 32 fanciful species described, complete with superb, realistic color drawings that reflect John Sill's considerable skill as a wildlife illustrator, range from the droll to the hilarious: Skia, or Sasquatch Yeti, recognized by their big, ski-type feet; Least Minitwit, or Awfulii Smallus Jr.a sampling of this ``itsy bitsy'' creature is obtained by covering a flyswatter with foam rubber ``since squished birds cannot be legitimately added to a life list.'' (T-CA TDV)

 
 

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