By Niall Edworthy, Paperback edition.
How do migrating birds know where to go? Are birds really descended from dinosaurs? How do birds reproduce? This handbook sets about answering every interesting question there is to ask about birds. There are over 10,000 species in the world, including over 500 in Britain, some rare and endangered, some bizarre and beautiful, others common and familiar. As this captivating and often humorous handbook reveals, all of them are fascinating.