Bird Brains: The Wild & Wacky World Of Birds by Jeremy HymanBird Brains: The Wild & Wacky World Of Birds by Jeremy Hyman

Bird Brains: The Wild & Wacky World Of Birds

byJeremy HymanIllustratorHaude Levesque

Hardcover | April 10, 2017

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Loaded with remarkable bird behaviors and full-color illustrations from cover to cover,Bird Brainsis a perfect blend of science and entertainment for young children and kids.

Birds do the wildest things! InBird Brains,learn how birds use sound, color, and even dances tocommunicate with each other, plus you'll see how they usecamouflage, dive-bomb, andprojectile vomitto discourage predators. Not only that, you'll get the full story onhow they build nestswith sticks, stones, feathers, vines, mud, saliva, and even mucus.Bird Brainscomes loaded with full-color illustrations to showcase these cool behaviors.

Here's a preview of some of the cool facts you'll find inBird Brains,did you know that:

  • Birds are smart! Crows watch traffic lights in big cities so cars can break open hard nutshells.
  • Birds are strong! Raptors can withstand G-forces of more than 27 Gs when they swoop down to capture prey. That's three times more than a fighter jet pilot can stand without passing out.
  • Birds are gross! Parent birds feed regurgitated food to hatchlings.

A whole world of wonder awaits anyinquisitivekid!

Jeremy Hyman, PhD, teaches ornithology and animal behavior at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC. He studies the interplay of cooperative and competitive interactions in territorial communication in birds. He has written birding columns for a regional newspaper and gives talks to birding enthusiasts.Haude Levesque, PhD, was b...
Title:Bird Brains: The Wild & Wacky World Of BirdsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:80 pages, 10.38 × 8.38 × 0.62 inPublished:April 10, 2017Publisher:Walter Foster JrLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1633221539

ISBN - 13:9781633221536