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The Resource The thing with feathers : the surprising lives of birds, and what they reveal about being human, Noah Strycker

The thing with feathers : the surprising lives of birds, and what they reveal about being human, Noah Strycker

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The thing with feathers : the surprising lives of birds, and what they reveal about being human
Title
The thing with feathers
Title remainder
the surprising lives of birds, and what they reveal about being human
Statement of responsibility
Noah Strycker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores "the lives of birds, illuminating their surprising world and deep connection with humanity"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Strycker, Noah K
Dewey number
598.072/34
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL698.3
LC item number
.S77 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birds
  • Bird watching
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Bird watching
  • Anecdotes
Label
The thing with feathers : the surprising lives of birds, and what they reveal about being human, Noah Strycker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Body. Fly away home : how pigeons get around ; Spontaneous order : the curious magnetism of starling flocks ; The buzzard's nostril : sniffing out a turkey vulture's talents ; Snow flurries : owls, invasions, and wanderlust ; Hummingbird wars : implications of flight in the fast land -- Mind. Fight or flights : what penguins are afraid of ; Beat generation : dancing parrots and our strange love of music ; Seeing red : when the pecking order breaks down ; Cache memory : how nutcrackers hoard information -- Spirit. Magpie in the mirror ; reflections on avian self-awareness ; Arts and craftiness : the aesthetics of bowerbird seduction ; Fairy helpers : when cooperation is just a game ; Wandering hearts : the tricky question of albatross love
Control code
ocn849719213
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 288 p.
Isbn
9781594486357
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013030320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The thing with feathers : the surprising lives of birds, and what they reveal about being human, Noah Strycker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Body. Fly away home : how pigeons get around ; Spontaneous order : the curious magnetism of starling flocks ; The buzzard's nostril : sniffing out a turkey vulture's talents ; Snow flurries : owls, invasions, and wanderlust ; Hummingbird wars : implications of flight in the fast land -- Mind. Fight or flights : what penguins are afraid of ; Beat generation : dancing parrots and our strange love of music ; Seeing red : when the pecking order breaks down ; Cache memory : how nutcrackers hoard information -- Spirit. Magpie in the mirror ; reflections on avian self-awareness ; Arts and craftiness : the aesthetics of bowerbird seduction ; Fairy helpers : when cooperation is just a game ; Wandering hearts : the tricky question of albatross love
Control code
ocn849719213
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 288 p.
Isbn
9781594486357
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013030320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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