Birds and their nests book
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What Are Nests Made Of? - NATURE Nuggets
Book of the Week: Birds and Their Nests
W hen I was small, I decided I wanted to be a naturalist. One was a chaffinch nest I could balance in the palm of a hand, a thing of horsehair and moss, pale scabs of lichen and moulted pigeon feathers; another a song thrush nest woven of straw and soft twigs with a flaking inner cup moulded from clay. But those nests never felt as if they fitted with the rest of my beloved collection. Those intuitions are something you learn to feel much later in life. Even when I came across a white half-shell picked free of twigs by a pigeon and dropped on a lawn, a moral imperative stilled my hand.
Mar 19, ISBN years. Jan 30, ISBN years. Birds make many kinds of nests in many kinds of places—to keep their eggs safe and to keep chicks safe. In this exquisitely illustrated picture book, created with both traditional woodcut and digital tools, acclaimed artist Michael Garland celebrates animals that are both beautiful and resourceful. This text is accessible to new readers and the birds are labeled with their American English common names. Equally at home on picture book and nonfiction shelves, this is a lovely and informative selection on different bird species and their nests. A handsome addition to wildlife collections serving young children.
Schulze, Mrs. Jones, Miss Nellie D. What really struck us about this book was the charming nature of the illustrations. And after reading the preface, it became quite clear that obtaining these illustrations for the work was no easy task. In , Genevieve Jones decided to create a series of plates for a publication depicting the nests and eggs of Ohio birds.