A Life-size Guide to Every Species

Book - 2014
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Showcases all 337 species of hummingbirds in their true-to-life size, along with short descriptions, maps, and factual information.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, 2014
Harper Design Intl 2014
ISBN: 9780062280640
Branch Call Number: 598.764 FOG NVD
Characteristics: 400 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Williamson, Sheri
Taylor, Marianne


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Without a doubt, hummingbirds rank right up there with owls, toucans, swallows, and eagles as being one of my very favourite birds of all.

If you are curious about finding out more about these amazing, little critters (who can fly backwards and upside-down) - Then - This "Life-Size Guide" is sure to be of great help and interest to you.

Meticulously compiled by bird authority, Michael Fogden - This guide features lots of first-rate imagery, featuring the world's smallest and most fascinating bird of all.

Aug 03, 2017

Good book with great pictures, but not every species gets a picture and as such, I was a bit disappointed. Still good book for Hummingbird aficionados.

A Gorgeous little book filled with beautiful full color illustrations of both males and females of the species. This book is for anyone who wants a clear up close look at birds we usually only experience as a fleeting blur.

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