How Birds Work¬†goes beyond the typical field guide to show us not only what birds look like but¬†why. Why do many owls have asymmetrical ear openings? (Hint: It helps them pinpoint prey; see page 40.) And why does the Grey Heron rest on one leg at a time? (Hint: Not because it‚Äôs tired; see page 66!) Birds boast a spectacular array of adaptations suited to their incredibly diverse diets and habitats. In this in-depth handbook, discover the ways they‚Äôre even more astounding than you know‚Äîinside and out. Detailed analysis and illustrations illuminate:
- Colors and Patterns
- And much, much more!