Handbook of Bird Biology by Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology
Call it Bird University. This gloriously illustrated volume provides comprehensive college-level information about birds and their environments in a style accessible to nonscientists and teachers the world over.
The Handbook of Bird Biology covers all major topics, from anatomy and physiology to ecology, behavior, and conservation biology. One full chapter addresses vocal communication and is accompanied by a CD of bird vocalizations. Produced by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithologys world-renowned Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds, the CD illustrates key elements of bioacoustics.
The books text was written by 12 leading ornithologists and illustrated by respected photographers and acclaimed artist John Schmitt. It includes an extensive glossary and index, a list of the common and scientific names of all birds mentioned in the text, author profiles, suggested readings following each chapter, and a complete reference section.
The Handbook serves as the backbone of the Labs popular Home Study Course in Bird Biology, a self-paced course that can be taken from anywhere in the world, by anyone with a serious interest in birds who would like guidance from professional ornithologists.
Comprehensive and readable guide covering all major topics
Free CD of bird vocalizations enclosed
Extensive glossary and index
List of all common and scientific names
Complete reference section
Companion to the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithologys popular Home Study Course in Bird Biology
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