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Author Scott, S. David (Shannon David), 1980-
Title Bird feathers : a guide to North American species / S. David Scott and Casey McFarland.
Published Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, c2010.
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 Floor4  QL681 .S39 2010    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 358 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-349) and index.
Partial Contents Introduction -- Part I: Feather origins and morphology -- Origins -- Avian physiology: built for flight -- Feathers and flight -- Flight feather identification -- Part II: Feathers.
Summary "The introductory chapters give a detailed overview of the feather - how feathers developed, the parts of a single feather, and the variety of types of feathers on a bird. In the feather identification section, more than 400 color photographs show feather samples from 379 bird species from all over North America. Along with the wing type of the species and a map showing its range, several types of feathers are included for each bird; each feather is labeled with its type and its size."--pub. desc.
Subject Birds -- North America.
Birds -- North America -- Identification.
Related Names McFarland, Casey.
ISBN 9780811736183 (pbk.)
0811736180 (pbk.)
OCLC number 494272471