Tawny Frogmouth

Gisela Kaplan

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Tawny Frogmouth

Tawny Frogmouth By Gisela Kaplan Tawny Frogmouth The tawny frogmouth is both intriguing and endearing In this new book well known author Gisela Kaplan presents us with an easy to read account of these unique nocturnal birds of the Australian bush T

  • Title: Tawny Frogmouth
  • Author: Gisela Kaplan
  • ISBN: 9780643092396
  • Page: 151
  • Format: Paperback
  • Tawny Frogmouth By Gisela Kaplan The tawny frogmouth is both intriguing and endearing In this new book, well known author Gisela Kaplan presents us with an easy to read account of these unique nocturnal birds of the Australian bush This detailed account of life, behavior and biology of tawny frogmouths is based on the most comprehensive single study ever conducted on these birds, including wild and handThe tawny frogmouth is both intriguing and endearing In this new book, well known author Gisela Kaplan presents us with an easy to read account of these unique nocturnal birds of the Australian bush This detailed account of life, behavior and biology of tawny frogmouths is based on the most comprehensive single study ever conducted on these birds, including wild and hand raised birds It combines ten years of systematic observation with published research to take us across a surprising range of characteristics and special features of this unusual bird This book also notes insights derived from specific regional bird fauna surveys across Australia We are shown this captivating Australian species in completely new and even unexpected ways We learn that tawny frogmouths are very affectionate, have close bonds with lifelong partners, scream like prowling tomcats when distressed, fight with lightning speed and defend nest sites from reptilian predators by mobbing and spraying pungent faeces at these dangerous opponents Uncompromising male fights are contrasted with a touching gentleness of males as fathers We also learn how resilient and unusual tawny frogmouths are in the way they cope with heat and cold, sit out danger, do without drinking for most of their lives, and can use a large variety of food items The developmental stages of nestlings and juveniles are illustrated with a number of stunning visual images accompanying the text, most of which have never before been described or seen Features A complete overview of one of Australia s most intriguing birds Written by one of Australia s leading animal behavior researchers
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    1. Frances Bell on said:

      Brilliant work Very informative and easy to read One for my shelves as a permanent reference

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