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Birds-Eye View: A Practical Compendium for Bird-Lovers David M. Bird

Birds-Eye View: A Practical Compendium for Bird-Lovers

David M. Bird

Published January 1st 2000
ISBN : 9781550651195
Paperback
274 pages
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 About the Book 

Why do grackles rub mothballs over their feathers? Are pigeons and house sparrows merely to be despised? Do chickadees grow new brains each year? Why do vultures defecate down their legs and vomit? What does it take to set up an ideal bird feedingMoreWhy do grackles rub mothballs over their feathers? Are pigeons and house sparrows merely to be despised? Do chickadees grow new brains each year? Why do vultures defecate down their legs and vomit? What does it take to set up an ideal bird feeding station? How do birds keep warm in winter? What do you do when your child brings home a baby bird?Of interest to North American bird-lovers everywhere, these are just a sampling of the questions tackled in this collection of the best essays written by Dr. David M. Bird over the last fifteen years. Birds Eye View is the ideal book for those wishing to learn more about the lives of birds, and an an invaluable reference for the growing number of enthusiasts eager to enjoy their company by offering them food and shelter.