Latin for bird lovers uncovers the secrets behind more than 3000 scientific names it also delves into bird behavior and reveals the fascinating discoveries of ornithologists one debunked the myth that robins sing because they are happy while another found that birdsong is regionally distinctive. Latin for bird lovers is not only about the origin of scientific names we also try to explain a little about how and why birds are named and occasionally add tidbits of information about the birds themselves the book can be picked up and read or referred to in any order in bits and pieces like a typical dictionary or encyclopedia. Latin for bird lovers features bird profile pages which look in depth at specific genera its great ornithologist spreads reveal the fascinating stories of the men and women who found and named many of the birds we love its latin in action feature boxes provide tips that will help readers apply the lore of latin names to their own birding. Though far from comprehensive covering just over 3000 of 10000 recognized species latin for bird lovers is a treasure trove of ornithological knowledge and insight in addition to the translation of mostly latin taxonomy there are numerous genus profiles short bios on famous birders and descriptive breakdowns of themes like camouflage migration and foraging. Get this from a library latin for bird lovers over 3000 bird names explored and explained roger j lederer carol burr identifies and briefly explains over three thousand latin words used to describe birds referring to species body parts colors patterns and sizes and profiles twelve ornithologists as well as
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