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Arctic Wings: Birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

ISBN: 0898869765;
Издательство: Mountaineers Books
Страниц: 176

A celebration in word and image of the birds who return each year to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to nest?and how they link every point on the globe ? 200 color photos from award-winning nature photographers Subhankar Banerjee, Steven Kazlowski, and Arthur Morris ? Essays/text contributions by noted writers, biologists, and conservationists including David Allen Sibley, Debbie Miller, Kenn Kaufmann, and President Jimmy Carter, CD Audio by birdsong recordist Martyn Stewart ? Life histories of individual bird species from every major group including shorebirds, songbirds, and raptors plus dramatic stories of migration and strategies for survival A Buff-breasted sandpiper running along a barrier beach in the Carolinas is only mid-way in an annual journey of incredible magnitude?one that takes it from its nesting ground in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to its winter quarters on the pampas of South America. The Yellow wagtail begins life in a willow...