Antbirds and Ovenbirds: Their Lives and Homes (Corrie by Alexander F. Skutch,Dana Gardner

By Alexander F. Skutch,Dana Gardner

Antbirds and ovenbirds, of the 5 greatest households of birds stumbled on in basic terms within the Western Hemisphere, were between Alexander Skutch's favorites for greater than six a long time. during this e-book, he attracts on years of observations to explain the lifestyles cycle of those attention-grabbing birds, which inhabit Latin the US from tropical Mexico to Tierra del Fuego.

Skutch covers all facets of the birds' lives, together with many of the species in every one family members, nutrients and foraging, way of life, voice, screens and courtship, nests and incubation, and parental care. He additionally recounts anecdotes from his personal stories, growing vibrant photos of antbirds foraging for the bugs Skutch stirs up on walks throughout the rainforest and of ovenbirds repairing the commentary holes that he opens of their complicated nests.

As a few of tropical America's least studied birds, antbirds and ovenbirds definitely benefit the large remedy given them right here via considered one of our such a lot individual senior ornithologists. Over fifty line drawings through famous chicken artist Dana Gardner make this e-book a pride for either armchair and box naturalists.

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