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Fly: A Family Guide to Birds and How to Spot Them (In Our Nature)

Fly: A Family Guide to Birds and How to Spot Them (In Our Nature)

Current price: $22.99
Publication Date: September 3rd, 2024
Magic Cat
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Swoop in and discover the incredible diversity of birds around the world in Fly: A Family Guide to Birds and How to Spot Them, a lushly illustrated collection featuring more than 150 birds

Meet the lesser flamingo, “hero of the friendly flock,” and discover other flocking birds, from the chimney swift to the starling, whose murmurations mesmerize birdwatchers from around the world. Next, get to know the Adélie penguin, “hero of the water world,” and discover other birds that are more at home in the sea than the sky. Then continue through the avian world as you meet birds with brilliant beaks, fantastic feet, wonderful wings, eye-catching colors, and more. Packed with interesting facts and extraordinary species, this book is sure to instill a love of birds among young readers. Author David Lindo, the Urban Birder, is the perfect guide to the world of birds, bringing together an aviary of species with superhuman abilities, splendid plumage, and surprising behaviors. He also delves into the world of folklore and mythology, showing how cultures from ancient to modern have been inspired by their feathered friends.

Color illustrations by Sara Boccaccini Meadows.

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About the Author

David Lindo, also known as the Urban Birder, is a writer, broadcaster, photographer, and educator. Through his broad array of work, he strives to inspire people to engage with birds in urban environments. He was awarded the prestigious H. H. Bloomer Award 2021 from the Linnean Society of London for his work making biological sciences accessible to all. Based in the UK, he is a proud ambassador for Leica Birding, London Wildlife Trust, and Birding For All, and is involved in many other nature conservation and wildlife organizations. Sara Boccaccini Meadows is a British-born illustrator based in New York City and Los Angeles. Her playful and illustrative work, created in watercolor, gouache, and ink pen, and inspired by the great outdoors, has won her a devoted following on Instagram. Her previous works for children include Grow and Glow.