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Learn about . . . Texas Birds

Learn about . . . Texas Birds
Illustrations by Elena T. Ivy

A popular children's activity book, reissued under UT Press's imprint.

January 2007
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52 pages | 8.5 x 11 | illus. |

Children from six to twelve are introduced to the most frequently seen and interesting Texas birds. Youngsters can color eye-catching line drawings of various birds in typical habitats, while an easy-to-read text gives important facts about the birds, and several fun games are instructive and challenging.


Mark Lockwood, of Alpine, Texas, is a conservation biologist in the State Parks Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. One of the state's leading ornithologists, he is also the secretary of the Texas Birds Records Committee of the Texas Ornithological Society and a member of the American Birding Association's checklist committee.