Overview:Bird Brains: The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Jays - Internationally celebrated nature writer Candace Savage presents the Corvid family- surprisingly bright, brassy, and colorful birds-in a remarkable collection of full-color, close-up photographs by some of the world's best wildlife photographers. Birds have long been viewed as the archetypal featherbrains-beautiful but dumb. But according to naturalist Candace Savage, "bird brain," as a pejorative expression, should be rendered obsolete by new research on the family of corvids: crows and their close relations. The ancients who regarded these remarkable birds as oracles, bringers of wisdom, or agents of vengeance were on the right track, for corvids appear to have powers of abstraction, memory, and creativity that put them on a par with many mammals, even higher primates. Bird Brains presents these bright, brassy, and surprisingly colorful birds in a remarkable collection of full-color, close-up photographs by some two dozen of the world's best wildlife photographers.Savage's lively, authoritative text describes the life and behavior of sixteen representative corvid species that inhabit North America and Europe. Drawing on recent research, she describes birds that recognize each other as individuals, call one another by "name," remember and relocate thousands of hidden food caches, engage in true teamwork and purposeful play, and generally exhibit an extraordinary degree of sophistication.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725734-9781771644259. It was written by the following authors: Candace Savage. Book Bird Brains: The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Jays, which can be read online, published by the company: Canada, Greystone Books. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Nature, Popular Science. The book was published on 2018-08-16 00:00:00. It has 152 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download Bird Brains: The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Jays has PDF format and is called bird-brains-the-intelligence-of-crows-ravens-magpies-and-jays.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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