Can birds smell? Do robins hear worms? In What It’s Like to Be a Bird, David Sibley answers interesting questions about birds we see most often. Covers over 200 species of birds. It’s focus is on familiar backyard birds – blue jays, nuthatches, chickadees. Examines species that can be fairly easily observed like seashore-dwelling Atlantic puffin.
David Sibley’s exacting artwork, wide-ranging expertise bring observed behaviour’s vividly to life. Fascinating scientific research on the myriad ways birds have adapted to environmental changes. An entertaining, insightful read.