Fifty Nests and the Birds That Built Them
Beals, Sharon (Book - 2011)
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Sharon Beals' gorgeous photographs of nests offer a new window onto the life and beauty of birds. Drawn from the collections of the California Academy of Sciences, the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley, and the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, these birds' nests from around the world offer astonishing insight into the intricate detail wrought by nature's most fastidious architects. Lovely images of nests and eggs are set against rich black backgrounds, and are accompanied by fascinating and informative portraits-conveyed through words and illustrations-of the birds that built them. A beautiful volume, Nests is the perfect gift for birders, bird lovers, and anyone captivated by the fleeting and fascinating splendor of the natural world.
Authors: Beals, Sharon, 1945-
Title: Nests
fifty nests and the birds that built them
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2011], ©2011
Characteristics: 119 pages :,color illustrations ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Sharon Beals ; introduction by Scott Weidensaul ; forword by Jack Dumbacher and Maureen Flannery ; illustrations by Laurie Wigham
Additional Contributors: Wigham, Laurie Illustrator
Flannery, Marueen
Dumbacher, Jack
Weidensaul, Scott 1959-
ISBN: 0811877582
Branch Call Number: 598.15 B3667n 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Birds Nests Pictorial works Birds Nests Birds
Topical Term: Birds
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