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Marvels of Creation: Breathtaking Birds

Marvels of Creation: Breathtaking Birds

This spectacular book brings the world of feathered creatures alive in a unique and colorful way.

Contents

    • Ptarmigan

      The ptarmigan lives among rocks with little vegetation at an altitude of 2,000 feet (609.6 m) or more in severe habitat.

    • Cassowary

      The lonesome call of a loon has been likened to a yodel, laughter, or a cry.

    • Brown Pelican

      Pelicans are the largest of all the aquatic birds and are famous for the large pouch of skin hanging from their lower jaw.

    • Common Loon

      The lonesome call of a loon has been likened to a yodel, laughter, or a cry. Once heard, you will never forget it.

    • Osprey

      The osprey of North America, known as the fish hawk, is successful 90 percent of the time at making its catch.

    • Secretary Bird

      The secretary bird can be found in the southern two-thirds of Africa in the open grasslands, plains, and savannahs.

    • Sulfur-Crested Cockatoo

      This spectacular-looking parrot can be found in Australia and New Guinea.

    • Wild Turkey

      The male turkey is larger than the female.

    • Turkey Vulture

      The turkey vulture, commonly called buzzard, is a blackish-colored bird with a reddish, featherless head.

    • Pileated Woodpecker

      The pileated woodpecker is the largest woodpecker in North America.

    • Arctic Tern

      The arctic tern inhabits the coastal waters, lakes, and marshlands of the northern parts of Europe, Asia, and North America.

    • Greater Flamingo

      This strange-looking bird is known for its long neck, long legs, and pink color.

    • Common Snipe

      How many of us have gone snipe hunting as children at dusk?

    • Wood Duck

      One of the most beautiful ducks in the world is the wood duck.

    • Common Raven

      The raven is the largest member of the crow family and also the largest songbird.

    • Emperor Penguin

      The emperor penguin is one of the largest, and hardiest of the seabirds.

    • Black Skimmer

      Skimmers are nicknamed scissorbills because of the design of their beak.

    • Hoatzin

      The hoatzin is a very colorful bird with a blue head, a tuft of feathers standing up on the head, and an orange iris in the eye.

    • Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

      In the sun, the feathers of the hummingbird flash a metallic green and the throat of the male sparkles a fiery red color.

    • Great Cormorant

      The great cormorant can be found worldwide.

    • Atlantic Puffin

      The puffin, also known as the sea parrot, is a popular and easily recognized sea bird.

    • Canada Goose

      Seeing the famous “V” formation of the Canada goose is always a blessing to anyone who loves and appreciates nature.

    • Rainbow Lorikeet

      The rainbow lorikeet is a medium-sized parrot that lives in northern and eastern Australia.

    • Bald Eagle

      Bald eagles can usually be sighted near rivers, lakes, or the ocean, perched in trees or atop bluffs.

    • Roadrunner

      The roadrunner is the world’s fastest running-flying bird.

    • Great Blue Heron

      Standing as an elegant sculpture, the great blue heron remains motionless in the shallow water.