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What it's like to be a bird : what birds are doing, and why -- from flying to nesting, eating to singing  Cover Image Book Book

What it's like to be a bird : what birds are doing, and why -- from flying to nesting, eating to singing / written and illustrated by David Allen Sibley.

Summary:

In [this book], David Sibley answers the most frequently asked questions about the birds we see most often. This special, large-format volume is geared as much to nonbirders as it is to the out-and-out obsessed, covering more than two hundred species and including more than 330 new illustrations by the author"--While its focus is on familiar backyard birds--blue jays, nuthatches, chickadees--it also examines certain species that can be fairly easily observed, such as the seashore-dwelling Atlantic puffin.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307957894 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xxxii, 203 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- How to use this book -- Introduction -- Portfolio of birds -- Birds in this book -- What to do if -- Becoming a birder -- Acknowledgments.
Subject: Birds.

Available copies

  • 4 of 6 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 6 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library 598 Sibl (Text) 33294002090231 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2024-06-11


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