A Life-size Guide to Every Species

Book - 2014
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Hummingbirds have always held popular appeal, with their visual brilliance, extraordinary flight dexterity, jewel-like color, and remarkably small size.

This is the first book to profile all 338 known species, from the Saw-billed Hermit to the Scintillant Hummingbird.

Every bird is shown life-size in glorious full-color photographs.

Every species profile includes a flight map and key statistics, as well as information about behavior, plumage, and habitat.

This authoritative guide has been annotated by the world's leading experts on hummingbirds and features a foreword by renowned birding author Pete Dunne.

Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2014
ISBN: 9780062280640
Branch Call Number: 598.76 F65hu
Characteristics: 400 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Taylor, Marianne 1972-
Williamson, Sheri
Alternative Title: Hummingbirds


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May 15, 2018

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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