Natural History Museum Atlas of Bird Migration : Tracing the Great Journeys of the World's Birds Hardback
Edited by Jonathan Elphick
How far can birds fly? Where do they go? And why? Follow one of nature's most enigmatic and breathtaking spectacles with the "Natural History Museum Atlas of Bird Migration".
This fascinating and comprehensive book traces the world migration routes of over 100 species.
An illustrated introduction explains flight techniques, feeding, biology and navigation including the amazing results of new satellite tracking.
Additional sections focus on the current environmental threats to migratory species and conservation initiatives worldwide.
A supplementary catalogue details the routes of 500 additional migrant bird species.
With stunning maps and artwork throughout, this authoritative and up-to-date guide will captivate amateur bird watchers and nature enthusiasts alike.
From cranes and cuckoos to wagtails and woodpeckers, this indispensable reference reveals the mysteries of these remarkable journeys.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 176 pages, Colour throughout
- Publisher: The Natural History Museum
- Publication Date: 19/02/2006
- Category: Birds (ornithology)
- ISBN: 9780565092184