9780811864282

Birdscapes

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  • ISBN13:

    9780811864282

  • ISBN10:

    0811864286

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/20/2008
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc
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Summary

Get ready for the most groundbreaking entry to date in the best-selling Birdsongs series (more than 400,000 copies sold!). Birdscapes delivers an immersive birding experience never before seen or heard in any book. For the eyes: seven elaborately engineered, full-color pop-ups portraying dozens of bird species in diverse North American habitats, from the Alaskan Tundra to a Southeast swamp. For the ears: extended recordings of the birds' calls and songs in stereo from the collection of the world-renowned Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. For the serious birder: scientifically accurate illustrations of the birds and moving text about their fragile ecosystems. This beautifully crafted volume is a visual and audio delight!

Author Biography

Miyoko Chu is director of communications at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the author of Songbird Journeys: Four Seasons in the Lives of Migratory Birds.

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a nonprofit institution located in Ithaca, New York. Its mission is to interpret and conserve the earth's biological diversity through research.

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