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For avian enthusiasts, from armchair observers to dedicated life-listers, this brilliant book from acclaimed National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore celebrates the beauty of all birds, great and small. This elegantly packaged celebration of birds from around the world unites incredible animal portraits from Joel Sartore's distinguished National Geographic Photo Ark project with inspiring text by up-and-coming birder Noah Strycker. It includes hundreds of species, from tiny finches to charismatic eagles; brilliant toucans, intricate birds of paradise, and perennial favorites such as parrots, hummingbirds, and owls also make colorful appearances. Everyone who cares about birds--from the family with a bird feeder outside the kitchen window to the serious birder with a life list of thousands--will flock to this distinctive and uplifting book.
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Hood River County Library 598 SAR 2018 (Text) 33892100525998 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/20/2018 Checked out 10/27/2021

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  • ISBN: 1426218982
  • ISBN: 9781426218989
  • Physical Description: 239 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
    print
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / Joel Sartore -- Introduction / Noah Strycker -- 1. What's in a bird? -- 2. First impressions -- 3. In flight -- 4. Food -- 5. Next generation -- 6. Bird brains -- 7. The future -- About the authors -- Acknowledgments -- About the Photo Ark -- Making the images -- Chapter opener keys -- Index of birds.
Summary, etc.: For avian enthusiasts, from armchair observers to dedicated life-listers, this brilliant book from acclaimed National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore celebrates the beauty of all birds, great and small. This elegantly packaged celebration of birds from around the world unites incredible animal portraits from Joel Sartore's distinguished National Geographic Photo Ark project with inspiring text by up-and-coming birder Noah Strycker. It includes hundreds of species, from tiny finches to charismatic eagles; brilliant toucans, intricate birds of paradise, and perennial favorites such as parrots, hummingbirds, and owls also make colorful appearances. Everyone who cares about birds--from the family with a bird feeder outside the kitchen window to the serious birder with a life list of thousands--will flock to this distinctive and uplifting book.
Subject: Photography of birds
Birds Pictorial works
National Geographic Society (U.S.). Photo Ark (Project)
Captive wild animals Pictorial works
Zoo animals Pictorial works
Birds Conservation
Photography of birds
Genre: Illustrated works.
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