Bird Sounds

How and Why Birds Sing, Call, Chatter, and Screech

Book Description

  • A complete exploration of bird vocalization
  • Striking full-color illustrations throughout

    A thorough and engaging examination of the variety of sounds birds make, from the familiar singing of songbirds and the hammering of woodpeckers to the harsh cacklings of crows. The hows and whys of bird vocalization, regional variation and speciation, and communication among species are discussed. Describes both native and exotic bird behavior and includes the latest research-all illustrated with full-color paintings by the author.

  • About MacKay, Barry Kent