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Wild flamingos

by Bruce McMillan

  • 23 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Netherlands Antilles,
  • Bonaire
    • Subjects:
    • Greater flamingo -- Netherlands Antilles -- Bonaire -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Greater flamingo.,
    • Flamingos.

    • About the Edition

      A photo essay describing the physical characteristics, natural habitat, and behavior of the flamingos of Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles.

      Edition Notes

      Statementwritten and photo-illustrated by Bruce McMillan.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL696.C56 M38 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL656437M
      ISBN 100395845459
      LC Control Number97001521

      Greater flamingos are likely to be the only tall, pink bird in any given locale. They also have long, lean, curved necks and black-tipped bills with a distinctive downward bend. Vintage Flamingo Paintings To Print. A fabulous and flamboyant collection of vintage flamingo art prints. Every year I visit my parents in Southern Portugal and my father takes his grandsons on a bird safari. My father is a well-known ornithologist and bird book author. He knows all the best places locally to spot the flocks of wild flamingos.

        The island itself is a mix of contrasting habitats; while one side is lined with an endless number of drool-worthy beaches, the other is more desolate and wild. A great way to explore and get further afield is to rent a 4×4 and drive around the island taking in its sights. Apart from the beaches, here are a few ideas for you to explore. Award-winning author Bruce McMillan combines striking photographs of wild flamingos in their habitat with fact-filled text in this informative book.

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