Bird Flight

Bird Flight

An Illustrated Study of Birds' Aerial Mastery

Book - 1990
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Baker & Taylor
Details the experience of birds in flight by examining the mechanics and other aspects of flight depending on the type of bird and its habitat, and also captions full color illustrations showing birds in action

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Burton explains the mechanics of bird flight, from the structure of the feather and basic flapping and gliding to more specialized components, including taking off, landing and hovering. With loads of color photographs and computer-generated graphics that provide a visual image of the flight patterns of different bird groups. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Facts on File Publications, 1990, c1988.
ISBN: 9780816024100
Branch Call Number: Q 598.21852 BUR
Characteristics: 160 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Alternative Title: Birdflight.


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