Have you ever seen a hummingbird's wings stand still? Featuring 33 up-close, brilliant color photographs, A Dazzle of Hummingbirds lets readers peek into the daily life of the world's smallest bird. The book uses lively text to engage young audiences, explaining how hummingbirds care for their young, fly, sing, eat, migrate, and guard their territory. Did you know that hummingbirds can fly upside-down? That they have no ability to smell? And that their brains are proportionally the largest among birds? Reviewed by scientific experts, these and other fascinating facts add interest, as photos and maps portray the diverse habitats, from deserts to backyards, where hummingbirds can be found.This updated edition's new material includes a brand-new "Secrets of Hummingbirds" section - a bullet-point summary page of "amazing but true" characteristics - and a completely rewritten "To Learn More" page with current information on helpful websites, books, organizations, videos, and DVDs.
A dazzle of hummingbirds
the colorful life of a tiny scrapper
Montrose, CA :, London Town Press,, c2005.
39 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,28 cm.
LOR : 2007-08-01.