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Saturday, September 22, 2007

New Reference Book

by Facts on File
6 volumes
ISBN 0816059047

Did you know that herons have special feathers whose tips crumble into a powder that spreads over their plummage to keep them water repellent? Did you know that albino blackbirds sometimes occur? These questions and more are answered in this six volume set designed to introduce readers to the world of birds. Wonderful colored photographs and illustrations show birdsfrom the forests of North America, to the beaches of South America and the plains of Australia. Alphabetically arranged, information on each bird includes order, family, genus and species; habitat; behavior; breeding; food and feeding; distribution and range; vital statistics and creature comparisons. This set will fascinate bird lovers of all ages.

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