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For the Birds

For the Birds Author Laura Erickson
ISBN-10 0938586912
Release 1993-10-01
Pages 384
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For the Birds has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from For the Birds also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full For the Birds book for free.

Into the Nest

Into the Nest Author Laura Erickson
ISBN-10 9781612122304
Release 2015-04-21
Pages 208
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See the intimate lives of birds as never before! Laura Erikson and Marie Read document the family lives of more than 50 common North American birds through breathtaking close-up photography. Stunning images of hummingbirds, owls, tanagers, and more showcase different stages of avian development and capture the loving bond that exists within each bird family. Bird enthusiasts of all feathers will cherish these beautiful images of courting, nest construction, eggs, nestlings, feeding time, and much more.

American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America Western Region

American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America Western Region Author DK Publishing
ISBN-10 9780756673888
Release 2011-01-17
Pages 480
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This definitive field guide is the only guide to use a fully integrated photographic approach to profile the extraordinary range of birds found in Western North America. The highest-quality photography brings nearly 575 species to life on the page, capturing their beauty and making identification quick and effortless. The 367 species most commonly seen west of the 100th Meridian (in the United States, the region west of the Great Plains) are featured in full-page profiles that emphasize all the information needed to identify them. Diagnostic photographs are silhouetted and clearly annotated, and any plumages, whether female, juvenile, subspecies, and winter or summer, that differ noticeably from the primary image are also included and labeled accordingly. Detailed similar species boxes show the plumage that is most similar-in some cases the female or juvenile rather than the featured adult-and the most significant differences are picked out. Stunning context photographs show the bird at home, in its normal habitat or performing behavior that is typical of that species. Schematic artworks show the shape and posture of the bird in flight as well as its coloration, and a diagram of its flight pattern is also included. The Southwest, a region characterized by its own region of birds where species common to northern Mexico may cross the border, is a popular destination because of the many species that can be seen nowhere else in eastern North America. The 80 most common of these southern gems are profiled in their own section of quarter-page entries, each with a stunning photograph annotated to point out the most significant field marks. A separate section profiles 128 species that are particularly uncommon or local in their distribution.

Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds

Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds Author Lyanda Lynn Haupt
ISBN-10 9781570618079
Release 2011-03-01
Pages 192
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Naturalist Lyanda Lynn Haupt, an ornithology teacher and researcher, examines the amazing talents and personalities of the most common of birds. She muses on the tarnished reputation of the starling, the sexed-up antics of male woodpeckers, and the mysterious behavior and startling population explosion of crows in her hometown. Through the eye and voice of this talented writer, birds provide a fascinating point of contact with the natural world at large.

The Bluebird Effect

The Bluebird Effect Author Julie Zickefoose
ISBN-10 9780547727424
Release 2012-03-20
Pages 368
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Julie Zickefoose lives for the moment when a wild, free living bird that she has raised or rehabilitated comes back to visit her; their eyes meet and they share a spark of understanding. Her reward for the grueling work of rescuing birds—such as feeding baby hummingbirds every twenty minutes all day long—is her empathy with them and the satisfaction of knowing the world is a birdier and more beautiful place. The Bluebird Effect is about the change that's set in motion by one single act, such as saving an injured bluebird—or a hummingbird, swift, or phoebe. Each of the twenty five chapters covers a different species, and many depict an individual bird, each with its own personality, habits, and quirks. And each chapter is illustrated with Zickefoose's stunning watercolor paintings and drawings. Not just individual tales about the trials and triumphs of raising birds, The Bluebird Effect mixes humor, natural history, and memoir to give readers an intimate story of a life lived among wild birds.

Guide to the Birds of Alaska

Guide to the Birds of Alaska Author Robert H. Armstrong
ISBN-10 1941821421
Release 2015-03-17
Pages 368
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A must-have for Alaska birders now in its sixth edition, this comprehensive guide provides the most current knowledge about the birds in Alaska.


Birds Author Jill Bailey
ISBN-10 0751360937
Release 1996
Pages 61
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This series of handbooks attempts to answer all the questions that adults can't, using clear text, vivid photographs, explanatory artwork and practical hands-on projects to stimulate younger readers' natural curiosity.

Bird Magic

Bird Magic Author Sandra Kynes
ISBN-10 9780738749310
Release 2016-08-08
Pages 312
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Connect to the Great Goddess through the Magic of Birds Birds have been symbolic of the Great Goddess for millennia, representing her power and connection to the mysteries of life, death, and spirit. Bird Magic teaches you how to commune with the Goddess, incorporating her into your magical life through exercises, crafts, meditations, and more. Working with bird magic helps awaken your intuition, tap into subtle energies around you, and strengthen your bond with the natural world. Providing an encyclopedic listing of more than sixty bird species—highlighting each one’s history, folklore, location, appearance, and magical wisdom—Bird Magic shows how they can enhance your spiritual and personal life. With in-depth information, helpful illustrations, and hands-on guidance, this book will be your go-to reference for years to come.

Pete Dunne s Essential Field Guide Companion

Pete Dunne s Essential Field Guide Companion Author Pete Dunne
ISBN-10 9780544135680
Release 2013-01-08
Pages 736
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In this book, bursting with more information than any field guide could hold, the well-known author and birder Pete Dunne introduces readers to the "Cape May School of Birding." It's an approach to identification that gives equal or more weight to a bird's structure and shape and the observer's overall impression (often called GISS, for General Impression of Size and Shape) than to specific field marks. After determining the most likely possibilities by considering such factors as habitat and season, the birder uses characteristics such as size, shape, color, behavior, flight pattern, and vocalizations to identify a bird. The book provides an arsenal of additional hints and helpful clues to guide a birder when, even after a review of a field guide, the identification still hangs in the balance. This supplement to field guides shares the knowledge and skills that expert birders bring to identification challenges. Birding should be an enjoyable pursuit for beginners and experts alike, and Pete Dunne combines a unique playfulness with the work of identification. Readers will delight in his nicknames for birds, from the Grinning Loon and Clearly the Bathtub Duck to Bronx Petrel and Chicken Garnished with a Slice of Mango and a Dollop of Raspberry Sherbet.

National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Nature

National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Nature Author National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN-10 9781426211744
Release 2013
Pages 446
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A visual introduction to nature that doubles as a field guide explores constellations and weather, rocks and minerals, plants and wildflowers, and trees and shrubs, and includes pointers, pictures, and identification tips.

Letters from Eden

Letters from Eden Author Julie Zickefoose
ISBN-10 0618573089
Release 2006
Pages 224
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A compilation of paintings, drawings, and essays based on the artist's and naturalist's daily walks around her southern Ohio home offers an illuminating study of the wildlife of the region and of the interactions among people and animals, including coyotes, wild turkeys, box turtles, and a bird-eating bullfrog.

Nina s North Shore Guide

Nina s North Shore Guide Author
ISBN-10 1452907129
Release 2004
Pages 391
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Nina s North Shore Guide has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Nina s North Shore Guide also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Nina s North Shore Guide book for free.

Birds of the Rocky Mountains

Birds of the Rocky Mountains Author Chris Fisher
ISBN-10 1551050919
Release 1997
Pages 336
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Over 320 species of Rocky Mountain birds described in detail.

Sharing the Wonder of Birds With Kids

Sharing the Wonder of Birds With Kids Author Laura Erickson
ISBN-10 1452906424
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Sharing the Wonder of Birds With Kids has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Sharing the Wonder of Birds With Kids also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Sharing the Wonder of Birds With Kids book for free.

The Feather Thief

The Feather Thief Author Kirk Wallace Johnson
ISBN-10 9781101981627
Release 2018-04-24
Pages 320
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“Fascinating from the first page to the last—you won’t be able to put it down.” —Southern Living A rollicking true-crime adventure and a thought-provoking exploration of the human drive to possess natural beauty for readers of The Stranger in the Woods, The Lost City of Z, and The Orchid Thief. On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of Music, twenty-year-old American flautist Edwin Rist boarded a train for a suburban outpost of the British Museum of Natural History. Home to one of the largest ornithological collections in the world, the Tring museum was full of rare bird specimens whose gorgeous feathers were worth staggering amounts of money to the men who shared Edwin's obsession: the Victorian art of salmon fly-tying. Once inside the museum, the champion fly-tier grabbed hundreds of bird skins—some collected 150 years earlier by a contemporary of Darwin's, Alfred Russel Wallace, who'd risked everything to gather them—and escaped into the darkness. Two years later, Kirk Wallace Johnson was waist high in a river in northern New Mexico when his fly-fishing guide told him about the heist. He was soon consumed by the strange case of the feather thief. What would possess a person to steal dead birds? Had Edwin paid the price for his crime? What became of the missing skins? In his search for answers, Johnson was catapulted into a years-long, worldwide investigation. The gripping story of a bizarre and shocking crime, and one man's relentless pursuit of justice, The Feather Thief is also a fascinating exploration of obsession, and man's destructive instinct to harvest the beauty of nature.

Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of New England

Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of New England Author Kenn Kaufman
ISBN-10 9780618456970
Release 2012
Pages 416
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Presents an illustrated field guide to the plants, wildlife, night sky, and natural environments of New England.

American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America

American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America Author François Vuilleumier
ISBN-10 0756665884
Release 2010-03-01
Pages 744
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"The complete photographic guide to every species"--Cover.