Birds and their Nests Olive L. Earle

Birds and their Nests

Author: Olive L. Earle
$8.99 899
ISBN 979888818073064 pages6 x 9 inch paperback
September release. Generation after generation, birds build nests similar in plan to the ones made by their ancestors. Instinctively, each new family seems to know exactly what type of nest to make, and where. Forty-two varieties of birds and their nests are presented here, from the ostrich whose nest is a hollow scratched into the sand, to the woodpecker for whom a hole in a tree is home. For each different bird, its nest is described and where it's built, the eggs and their color and size, the bird's appearance, and its distinctive songs and habits. Most of the birds are from the United States, with several other interesting birds covered from around the globe. For nature lovers young and old! Recommended by the Well-Educated Heart and Sabbath Mood Homeschool. Ruby-throated hummingbird cover illustration by Edwin Sheppard, 1882. Scientifically correct, black and white drawings by the author.

September release.

Generation after generation, birds build nests similar in plan to the ones made by their ancestors. Instinctively, each new family seems to know exactly what type of nest to make, and where. Forty-two varieties of birds and their nests are presented here, from the ostrich whose nest is a hollow scratched into the sand, to the woodpecker for whom a hole in a tree is home. For each different bird, its nest is described and where it's built, the eggs and their color and size, the bird's appearance, and its distinctive songs and habits. Most of the birds are from the United States, with several other interesting birds covered from around the globe. For nature lovers young and old!

Recommended by the Well-Educated Heart and Sabbath Mood Homeschool.

Ruby-throated hummingbird cover illustration by Edwin Sheppard, 1882. Scientifically correct, black and white drawings by the author.