Funny, Strange and Incredible Facts about North American Birds
Everything you didn’t know that you wanted to know about birds! Award-winning author and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela presents a fascinating and surprising collection of facts about birds, paired with his full-color photography for pleasurable browsing.
Birds are some of the most beautiful and graceful animals on the planet. It’s truly a wonder to observe their fascinating behaviors. Yet even the most seasoned bird watcher doesn’t know everything about our feathered friends. Acclaimed naturalist and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela has taken a deep dive into the magnificent world of birds—and he has compiled some of the most incredible, outrageous, unbelievable facts you’ll ever read. Why do some birds like to cover themselves with ants? Which birds can mimic the sounds of humans? Paired with Stan’s famous bird photography, the information provided in Bird Trivia provides hours of enjoyment and is worthy of sharing with friends and family. Give the book as a gift, or keep it for yourself. You’ll sound like a birding expert within minutes!
About the contributor(s):
Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations. Stan can be followed on Facebook and Twitter. He can be contacted via www.naturesmart.com.