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

By Alexander F. Skutch,Dana Gardner

ISBN-10: 0292776993

ISBN-13: 9780292776999

ISBN-10: 0292777051

ISBN-13: 9780292777057

Antbirds and ovenbirds, of the 5 biggest households of birds chanced on purely within the Western Hemisphere, were between Alexander Skutch's favorites for greater than six many years. during this ebook, 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 points of the birds' lives, together with many of the species in every one kin, nutrients and foraging, way of life, voice, monitors and courtship, nests and incubation, and parental care. He additionally recounts anecdotes from his personal reviews, developing bright photographs of antbirds foraging for the bugs Skutch stirs up on walks throughout the rainforest and of ovenbirds repairing the remark holes that he opens of their problematic nests.

As a few of tropical America's least studied birds, antbirds and ovenbirds definitely advantage the wide remedy given them right here by way of one in every of our such a lot unusual senior ornithologists. Over fifty line drawings by way of famous poultry artist Dana Gardner make this ebook a pride for either armchair and box naturalists.

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