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The Unfeathered Bird

Their wingtips describe a figure-eight shape in the air, the unfeathered bird lift on the backward as well as forward strokes rather like a helicopter, whereas most birds power themselves with the downward beat of their wings, using the upstroke merely as a recovery motion.

It is a life’s work of stunning beauty, and worth exhibiting as example to anyone whose interest in natural form and function has not yet the unfeathered bird awakened.


With over stunning drawings depicting species, The Unfeathered Bird is a richly illustrated book on bird anatomy that offers the unfeathered bird original insights into what goes on beneath the feathered surface. Stephanie rated it it was amazing Tne 06, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The birds are shown in lifelike positions and engaged in behavior typical of the species: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Featured on Skeptically Speaking show on May 17,during an interview with author The unfeathered bird van Grouw.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Tai rated it liked it Oct 29, Every venture into it’s pages opens up magic within it’s covers. Happily roosting between artistic anatomy text the unfeathered bird light scientific introduction to everything aviform, the pictures are clear, scientifically identifiable and often exquisite.

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