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Black Holes, Gravitational Radiation and the Universe, Essays in Honor of C.V. Vishveshwara: Essays in Honor of C.V. Vishveshwara

Black Holes, Gravitational Radiation and the Universe, Essays in Honor of C.V. Vishveshwara: Essays in Honor of C.V. Vishveshwara
de C. V. Vishveshwara, Biplab Bhawal, B. R. Iyer(Ed. Kluwer Academic Publishers) Isbn : 0792353080
251.61 €
This volume assesses research on black holes and gravitational radiation and their implications in understanding this mysterious universe. Thirty-two articles by experts of international standing weave separate threads into the majestic black hole tapestry and bring together a broad view of past achievements, current progress and future prospects. Pedagogic in nature, the volume is a tribute to C.V. Vishveshwara, whose pioneering contribution to studies of black holes is universally recognised. It leads the reader along the seemingly innocuous trail that began in the sixties, through today, to the future, and attempts to offer a grand panoramic view of black hole physics before the new millennium. Audience: This book will be of interest to research physicists and to mathematicians whose wo...

Avian Energetics and Nutritional Ecology

Avian Energetics and Nutritional Ecology
de C. Carey(Ed. Chapman and Hall) Isbn : 0412037017
160.06 €
This volume analyzes the extremely energetic lifestyle of birds. Birds invest a large amount of energy flying, migrating, in parental care, and in reproducing. Leading researchers describe energy use by birds, and each chapter discusses the ecological implication of the topic and as far as possible describes the molecular and cellular mechanism behind each adaptation. Included are chapters on nutrition, digestion and feeding, metabolism, thermoregulation, hypometabolism, starvation,...

WHERE TO WATCH BIRDS IN AUSTRALASIA AND OCEANIA

WHERE TO WATCH BIRDS IN AUSTRALASIA AND OCEANIA
de Nigel Wheatley(Ed. Princeton University Press) Isbn : 0691002312
45.02 €
This vast area [covered in this volume] includes about 1,563 species of birds (16% of the world's species), and Wheatley provides advice on how to seek almost every one of them. . . . The amount of information provided in this pocket-size book is truly impressive.

Where to Watch Birds in Britain

Where to Watch Birds in Britain
de Simon Harrap, Nigel Redman(Ed. Yale University Press) Isbn : 0300101589
35.16 €
This valuable book surveys the best birding sites in Britain, covering almost four hundred sites in seven geographic regions, from southwest England to Scotland. The book is a rewritten, considerably expanded, and new edition of the authors' highly acclaimed Birdwatching in Britain: A Site by Site Guide, published almost twenty years ago. The authors describe each site briefly, noting what times of year are best for birding there. They also comment on each site in terms of the kinds of habitats found, whether it is reachable by car or on foot, at what times of year different species of birds may be found, and contact information. With detailed maps of the larger sites and general maps of the regions covered as well as original color artwork and black-and-white wash drawings, the book is an...

Where to Watch Birds in Britain

Where to Watch Birds in Britain
de Simon Harrap, Nigel Redman(Ed. A. C. Black, Ltd.) Isbn : 0713641371
23.61 €
This valuable book surveys the best birding sites in Britain, covering almost four hundred sites in seven geographic regions, from southwest England to Scotland. The book is a rewritten, considerably expanded, and new edition of the authors' highly acclaimed Birdwatching in Britain: A Site by Site Guide, published almost twenty years ago. The authors describe each site briefly, noting what times of year are best for birding there. They also comment on each site in terms of the kinds of habitats found, whether it is reachable by car or on foot, at what times of year different species of birds may be found, and contact information. With detailed maps of the larger sites and general maps of the regions covered as well as original color artwork and black-and-white wash drawings, the book is an...

Geese a Pictorial Study

Geese a Pictorial Study
de T. Veasey(Ed. Schiffer Publishing Ltd) Isbn : 0887401171
9.46 €
This useful reference presents over a hundred full color photographs of the common Canada goose, the Cackling goose, Richardson's goose and the Brandt in natural habitats and a wide variety of classic and unusual positions. Tricia Veasey has artistically captured on film the structural details, feather patterns, colors and body forms of geese as they appear in both land and water locations. Geese is an exquisite compilation which should become a high-standard source book for artists, carvers, taxidermists and naturalists alike. , 123 color photos, 9»x 6'

A Field Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

A Field Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent
de Krys Kazmierczak(Ed. Yale University Press) Isbn : 0300079214
47.50 €
This up-to-date pocket-sized guide is essential for anyone interested in the birds of Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, or Sri Lanka. The book includes information on field identification, habitat, range, and status of the 1,300 species of birds found these countries, as well as illustrations and distribution maps for each.

Field Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

Field Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent
de Krys Kazmierczak(Ed. Diane Pub Co) Isbn : 0756764122
33.26 €
This up-to-date pocket-sized guide is essential for anyone interested in the birds of Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, or Sri Lanka. The book includes information on field identification, habitat, range, and status of the 1,300 species of birds found these countries, as well as illustrations and distribution maps for each.

Nage Birds: Classification and symbolism among an eastern Indonesian people

Nage Birds: Classification and symbolism among an eastern Indonesian people
de Gregory Forth(Ed. Routledge) Isbn : 0415318270
112.22 €
This unusual book is the story of the relationship between the Nage people of central Indonesia and the birds alongside which they live.

The Audubon Reader

The Audubon Reader
de John James Audubon(Ed. Everyman's Library) Isbn : 1400043697
26.12 €
This unprecedented anthology of John James Audubon’s lively and colorful writings about the American wilderness reintroduces the great artist and ornithologist as an exceptional American writer, a predecessor to Thoreau, Emerson, and Melville.Audubon’s award-winning biographer, Richard Rhodes, has gathered excerpts from his journals, letters, and published works, and has organized them to appeal to general readers. Rhodes’s unobtrusive commentary frames a wide range of selections, including Audubon’s vivid “bird biographies,” correspondence with his devoted wife, Lucy, journal accounts of dramatic river journeys and hunting trips with the Shawnee and Osage Indians, and a generous sampling of brief narrative episodes that have long been out of print&mdash...


Sources : Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2013. IOC World Bird List (v7.1) doi : 10.14344/IOC.ML.7.1.
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