Bats: An Illustrated Guide to All Species explores bats and their fundamental role in our ecosystems through lavish full-color photographs and lively narrative. From the Giant Golden Crowned Flying Fox, a megabat with a wingspan of more than five feet, to the aptly named Bumblebee Bat, the world's smallest mammal, the number and diversity of bat species have proven to be both rich and underestimated. Nocturnal, fast-flying, and secretive, bats are...
This is a text about experiencing songbirds, in all their ways, as singers, migrants, victims of predation and as organisms with complicated natural lives. It is also of personal experience where the author is on a journey of discovery.