Nests: Fifty Nests and the Birds that Built Them by Laurie Wigham,Jack Dumbacher,Maureen Flannery,Scott

By Laurie Wigham,Jack Dumbacher,Maureen Flannery,Scott Weidensaul,Sharon Beals

Sharon Beals' beautiful pictures of nests provide a brand new window onto the lifestyles and sweetness of birds. Drawn from the collections of the California Academy of Sciences, the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley, and the Western beginning of Vertebrate Zoology, those birds' nests from world wide provide extraordinary perception into the tricky element wrought by means of nature's so much fastidious architects. beautiful photographs of nests and eggs are set opposed to wealthy black backgrounds, and are followed by means of attention-grabbing and informative portraits—conveyed via phrases and illustrations—of the birds that equipped them. a gorgeous quantity, Nests is the precise present for birders, chook fans, and someone captivated by means of the fleeting and engaging elegance of the average world.

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