Around the World in 80 Birds
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Some so brilliantly colorful and - I expect - quite detailed as many of the examples I have only seen in photos. Y es que todas las aves tienen una historia que contar, y unas características propias que los hacen únicos y especiales, siendo además, una gran fuente de inspiración para la ciencia, la literatura, y el arte.
I don't think I can do justice to just how beautiful this book is - you need it as a physical book, in your hands, because it is so gorgeous. This beautiful and inspiring book tells the stories of 80 birds around the world: from the Sociable Weaver Bird in Namibia which constructs huge, multi-nest ‘apartment blocks’ in the desert, to the Bar-headed Goose of China, one of the highest-flying migrants which crosses the Himalayas twice a year. Mención especial a la belleza de ilustraciones de Ryuto Miyake, que me han tenido embelesada toda la lectura. It felt weird whipsawing back and forth across, for example, the Indian Ocean between entries instead of gradually leading from one region the next, but that's honestly a very minor critique.Wat voor vele mensen is ontstaan tijdens de lockdowns heb ik al veel langer: een liefde voor vogels.
Yo he podido conocerlo un poquito mejor, gracias a “La vuelta al mundo en 80 aves”, un precioso libro que he ido leyendo a ratitos, y que de una manera muy atractiva y entretenida, hace un recorrido por 80 especies de aves de todos los rincones del planeta; desde el tejedor de Namibia, que construye bloques de apartamentos en medio del desierto, hasta el ánsar indio de China, un ave migratoria que atraviesa el Himalaya dos veces al año. From the humble Robin to something a little more exotic such as the wonderfully named Resplendent Quetzal, this beautifully illustrated book looks at the lives of 80 birds, their quirks, their lifestyles, and probably. The tiny Tororoi bailador was chosen to represent Colombia as a newly discovered species, to showcase the great variety of birds resident in that country. Actually, there's a lot of cool and interesting details on 80 different impactful bird species written in an engaging way that really worth the gander. Fabulous illustrations by Ryuto Miyake made this a book that anyone enjoy just for the 'pretty pictures'.In accordance with The Post Office, the last recommended date for Christmas posting is 18th December (2nd Class) and 20th December (First class). A really beautiful book with some great tidbits and facts about 80 different birds from around the world. And the entries on birds that were very much unfamiliar to me were absolute cornucopias of information. La verdad que cuando te adentras el él, te das cuenta de que es mucho más sofisticado y fascinante de lo que pueda parecer.
The white 'eyebrows' of a Great Grey Owl that actually sit on each side of his beak like migrating hairy caterpillars. The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. Small chapters make this series a perfect bedside book, dipping into at night for a relaxing read, though it never really works like that as I again devoured this whole book in one sitting.From the bald eagle of Northern America to the jungle fowl of Southeast Asia, Mr Unwin always has something interesting to share regarding birds I thought was already well familiar with. I’d already loved ‘Around the World in 80 Trees’ in this loose series from Laurence King Publishing and was really looking forward to this one, so much I popped into work on my holiday to pick it up as soon as I found. Their common prey and predators, and other images and symbols most commonly associated with each bird -- such as the distinctive man-made houses built for purple martins or the green swarm cloud of budgerigars in the wild -- are also portrayed, sometimes in insets, sometimes in two-page spreads. The author provides not only interesting biology, but also explores how each bird species has interacted with humans, whether in folklore ,mythology or real life …. From the Sociable Weaver Bird to the Bar-headed Goose of China, Unwin takes a global survey of some of the most important, intriguing and influential birds on the planet in this exquisite volume boasting gorgeous artwork from Ryuto Miyake.
I don't dub myself a bird enthusiast but after reading this I've gained a greater appreciation for the diversity and the lore behind each bird. Organized by region: Africa, Europe, Asia, the Americas, Southeast Asia, Australia, Antarctica, and Pacific islands. I tend to read a lot of fiction but there is an endless amount of material that will seem stranger than fiction if only we expand our horizons and open our minds to factual information.I honestly only knocked off a star because the movement from region to region wasn't as smooth as I would expect with some geographic jumping around that could have been avoided. I'm very taken with Australia's southern cassowary, a 'living dinosaur', weighing 154lb and not to be trifled with. This beautiful and inspiring book tells the stories of 80 birds around the world: from the Sociable Weaver Bird in Namibia which constructs huge, multi-nest 'apartment blocks' in the desert, to the Bar-headed Goose of China, one of the highest-flying migrants which crosses the Himalayas twice a year.