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What the robin knows : how birds reveal the secrets of the natural world / Jon Young ; with science and audio editing by Dan Gardoqui.

Young, Jon, 1960- (Author).
Book Book (2012.)
Description: xxviii, 241 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
5 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction QL 698.5 .Y68 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 598.8/Young (Text to Phone) Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780547451251
  • ISBN: 0547451253
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Introduction: What the robin knows -- A cacophony of harmony -- In the beginning is the song -- More cacophony of harmony -- The sit spot -- An alarm for every occasion -- They're all in this together -- A shape for every occasion -- From collision to connection -- Appendix A: Learning bird language -- Appendix B: Accompanying audio.
Summary: Shares strategies for expanding one's awareness of bird communication and maintaining a non-threatening presence in natural environments, explaining the sounds and behaviors that reflect various bird warnings, feelings, and messages.
Authors: Gardoqui, Dan. (Added Author).
Citation: Young, Jon. "What the robin knows : how birds reveal the secrets of the natural world." Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.

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