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British birds" eggs and nests popularly described

J. C. Atkinson

British birds" eggs and nests popularly described

by J. C. Atkinson

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Published by George Routledge in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Rev. J.C. Atkinson ; illustrated by W.S. Coleman.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 182p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17445908M

British birds\u27 eggs and nests, popularly described / by Rev. Canon Atkinson ; illustrated by W.S. Coleman. - John Christopher Atkinson,

The nests are usually constructed out of mud, with no grass lining. If coming across eggs in the nest, this will be an easy distinguishing factor of the song thrush versus other birds with similar eggs. Clutches of 4–6 eggs are laid in early spring and, after they fledge, the . Look at the size, shape, and color of the eggs, if present. The size of the eggs is related to the size of the parent, so small eggs will belong to small birds and large eggs to larger birds. Egg shape can also give important clues about the lifestyle of the layer.

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good-. Ladybird Senior beautifully colour-illustrated throughout of common British birds, their nests & egg, by Allen W Seaby, in that beloved x 7" children's series. This became so much in demand, Vol 2 and 3 were later published! The eggs must be kept warm while the young bird develops inside, so the parent birds often sit on them to protect them from the cold. Birds of different species produce eggs of all colours and sizes. Most birds lay more than one egg at one time, and together these are known as a clutch. In weight, one ostrich egg is equal to 4, eggs of the.


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(John Christopher), British birds' eggs and nests. London, New York, Routledge, Warne. OCLC Number: Notes: Half-title: British birds, their eggs and nests.

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But nests and eggs tied birds down. They made them vulnerable. The old books on birds that lined my childhood shelves described nests as “bird homes”.

This confused me. How could a nest. Western Bluebird Nest and Ash-throated Flycatcher Nest. The Ash-throated flycatcher nest (right) is made up of grass, weeds, fur and hair. Sometimes containing some cow or horse dung. The Western Bluebird nest (left) is a collection of fine grasses and sometimes include a feather or two, leaves and thin bark.

It has a fairly shallow cup with, if your lucky, up to seven pale blue eggs. Nests and Eggs of Familiar British Birds: Described and Illustrated, with an Account of the Haunts and Habits of the Feathered Architects, and Their Times and Modes of Building (Paperback).

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Atkinson, J. (John Christopher), Publication Details. If you are generating a PDF of a journal article or book chapter, please feel free to enter the title and author information. Page - The nests are placed within a few feet of the borders of small lakes, a mile or two from the sea, and usually under the low boughs of the bushes, of the which, with mosses and various plants matted together, they are formed They are large and almost flat, several inches thick, with some feathers of the female, but no down, under the eggs, which are usually six in number, 2f inches in.

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British birds' eggs and nests - popularly described () ().jpg 1, × 3,; KB. Nests, Eggs, and Nestlings of North American Birds, Second Edition provides a thorough, species-by-species guide to the breeding biology of the birds of North America.

Some breeding species are described in full, covering the birds of a vast area, from the Arctic to the southern boundary of the continental United s: Because killdeers lay their eggs on open ground, their nests are highly vulnerable to predators.

Parent birds will often feign injuries to draw predators away from a nearby nest with its light-colored eggs that have black and brown splotches. Eggs are usually inches long and somewhat pointed, so they don't roll easily on flat ground.

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Publishers blue cloth with gilt & black vignettes. Gilt title and vignette to spine.Like the guide. Noticed your “Please note, we do not condone disturbing or taking eggs from any nests” comment. Just to be clear. It has been illegal to take the eggs of most wild birds since the Protection of Birds Act and it is illegal to possess or control any wild birds’ eggs taken since that time under the Wildlife and Countryside Act It is illegal to sell any wild bird.Location: As for blackbird nests.

Appearance: 9cm; like the blackbird’s but song thrush nests are unique among British bird nests in having a hard lining of mud, rotten wood and dung, cemented with saliva and moulded into shape by the female’s breast. Season: March to July; two broods, occasionally three.