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Hummingbird"s Life

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  • English
Tandem Library
Animals - General, Juvenile Nonfiction, Hummingbirds, Juvenile literature, Life cycles, Children: Kinderg
The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9874306M
ISBN 100613545575
ISBN 139780613545570

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 known species, from the Saw-billed Hermit to the Scintillant Hummingbird. Every bird is shown life-size in glorious full-color photographs/5(). This very decorative book, with many small paintings of birds, flowers, and nests, follows the ruby-throated hummingbird through the year and tells a little about many facets of its life: mating, nesting, bringing up chicks, feeding, bathing, flying, defending territory, and migrating enormous distances to Mexico, Central America, or South /5(12).

The book also includes a close-up look at the Desert Museum's famous hummingbird aviary as well as tips on how to enjoy and attract wild hummingbirds. It's no wonder that The Secret Lives of Hummingbirds is our most popular publication!/5(). Hummingbirds: A Life-size Guide to Every Species.

This book profiles all known hummingbird species in life-size, full-color photographs. Every species profile includes a flight map and key statistics, as well as information about behavior, plumage, and habitat.

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The coastal wetlands, mangrove forests and dune habitats are the permanent or temporary home of over species of birds.

This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over familiar and unique species and includes a map featuring prominent bird-viewing areas. Diet. A hummingbird must consume approximately one half of its weight in sugar daily, and the average hummingbird feeds five to eight times per hour.

In addition to nectar, these birds also eat many small insects and spiders, and may also sip tree sap or juice from broken fruits.; Hummingbirds do not suck nectar through their long bills, and they lick it with fringed, forked tongues.

Hummingbirds are birds native to the Americas and constituting the biological family are the smallest of birds, most species measuring –13 cm (3–5 in) in length. The smallest extant hummingbird species is the 5 cm ( in) bee hummingbird, which weighs less than g ( oz).The largest hummingbird species is the 23 cm ( in) giant hummingbird, weighing 18–24g (0.

Hummingbirds presents all species, arranged taxonomically, out of which over birds are shown in dazzling, life-size, cut-out photography.

Concise descriptions, Hummingbirds Life book by two of the world's leading experts, are digitally enhanced through QR-code links to movie footage of flight, sound, and behaviour.

The second part of the book is a page portfolio of images by hummingbird Hummingbirds Life book Michel and Patricia Fogden, offering full-page photos of hummingbirds in action. (ProtoView ) [Review of previous hardcover edition:] This perfect coffee table book captures the dazzling and fascinating world of the remarkable hovering bird /5(87).

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The Line "It is a solid reminder that every /5(). GARCIA-NAVARRO: With wings that beat 10 to 15 times a second, hummingbirds can feed from hundreds of flowers in a day. But when biologists at.

The Stokes Hummingbird Book provides all the information you need to bring hummingbirds up close, identify them, and understand their fascinating and varied behavior. The book includes: Range maps and full-color photographs to help you identify and locate hummingbirds. Irene Kelly's most recent book is a must have for any child's library - but adults will also love it.

It's a Hummingbird's Life is filled with fun facts and lyrical watercolors. My daughter was thrilled to receive this gem of book, and has read it over and over. Parents will especially appreciate the tips on hummingbird gardens.5/5(5).

When it comes to birds, the terms “strong” or “beautiful” might inspire images of fierce eagles or decadent tropical parrots. But both of these birds will certainly find strong contender in hummingbirds, which possess a unique sort of delicate beauty and a mastery of avian maneuvers like no other.

We created this list of 20 stunning hummingbird photos to show you just how beautiful. Hummingbirds book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Robert Tyrrell, the world's foremost photographer of hummingbirds, has succes /5. That Hummingbird Life is the online home for creative, multi-passionate, messy and brilliant women who want to put great shit into the world and live the life only they can live.

Here you'll find a shit-tonne of practical resources, permission slips and bullshit-proof strategies to help you show embrace your unique values, strengths, skills, experiences and stories so you can become the woman. Hummingbird Nectar. Nectar, either from suitable flowers or sugar water solutions, is the most abundant and most popular source of hummingbird food.

The large amount of sucrose in nectar gives hummingbirds the necessary energy for their high metabolism, swift flight, and energetic lives.

Get this from a library. A hummingbird's life. [John Himmelman] -- Describes the life cycle and the feeding and migratory habits of the hummingbird. Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Himmelman. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC.

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The bird in question is a male, broad-billed hummingbird, a species that winters in central Mexico but migrates as far north as southern Arizona during breeding season. — Parts of this column are a repeat of a column.

Most species migrate from Mexico to Alaska, a distance of more than 5, miles. In this book Orenstein covers all aspects of hummingbird natural history, their relationship with the plants on which they feed, the miracle of their flight, their elaborate social life and nesting behavior, and their renowned feats of : Firefly Books, Limited.

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Features: Free, turnkey platform; Sell e-books 24/7/ Shelves: science, school-books-kid-books This was a nice little book which looked at one year in the life of a Ruby Throated Hummingbird. We see what this "busy" bird is doing during each season/5. InAlexander Wilson first described hummingbird torpor in his book, American Ornithology; "No motion of the lungs could be perceived the.

According to Hopi legend, hummingbirds were created when a little boy wanted to entertain his sister. He made a bird out of a sunflower stalk, and Grandmother Spider—the Creator—brought it to life.

In the traditions of the Wintu people, the hummingbird helped carry fire back to them, and the hummingbird always tells the truth. (Source.). Get this from a library. Hummingbirds: a life-size guide to every species.

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[Michael Fogden; Marianne Taylor; Sheri Williamson; Pete Dunne] -- Showcases all species of hummingbirds in their true-to-life size, along with short descriptions, maps, and factual information. 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 known species, from the Saw-billed Hermit to the Scintillant Hummingbird. Every bird is shown life-size in glorious full-color photographs.Weird Hummingbirds Unleash Your Life! Weird Hummingbirds Academy begins where the book left off.

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