Brilliance of Birds: A New Zealand Birdventure

Wishart, Skye


2 in stock

2 in stock

New classy paperback edition of the earlier successful hardcover book, showing New Zealand birds as you’ve never seen them before.

Who knew that the morepork, our forest-dwelling owl, can turn its head 270 degrees? Or that the eastern bar-tailed godwit doubles its body weight before undertaking an epic and continuous migration of 11,000 kilometres? Or that the tui has a specially placed voicebox, enabling it to duet with itself, sometimes producing sounds too high-frequency for humans to hear?

Zany, off-kilter, wondrous and wild, The Brilliance of Birds gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives of some of New Zealand’s feathered friends.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
Imprint: Penguin Books NZ
Publication date: 29/08/2023
Illustrator: Whitehead, Edin

ISBN: 9781776950621 Category: