Birds of the Adirondacks: A Field Guide
de Alan Bessette, William K. Chapman(Ed. North Country Books) Isbn : 0932052940
This latest addition to the North Country Books field guide series will be welcomed by avid fans of the Adirondacks. Descriptions of over 200 species of birds highlight the informative text. For ease of identification the birds are categorized into the eight basic groups. Special sections of feeding, attracting and photographing are included. There is also a checklist and room for field notes.
de (Ed. Academic Press Inc) Isbn : 0122494091
This last volume of Arian Biology brings to a close a classic series which has done so much to consolidate and inspire recent advances in the study of birds. In the tradition of earlier volumes, Avian Biology Volume 9 comprises three papers summarising subjects of central importance to ornithology. Alan Brush looks at the feather, its structure, growth and evolutionary origin focussing particularly on the molecular level of organisation. Hans-Georg Hartwig discusses the structure and function of the avian brain and spinal cord. Birds and mammals show the highest level of nervous system development in the animal kingdom. Despite their very different evolutionary history, recent research shows remarkable similarities in their CNS structure. Lastly, John Wingfield and Donald Farner present a ...
A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia: Including the Philippines and Borneo (Princeton Field Guides)
de Morten Strange(Ed. Princeton University Press) Isbn : 0691114943
This is the very first comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of mainland Southeast Asia, the Philippines, and Borneo, including the birds of Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand, Indochina, South China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Covering 668 species, the volume contains a distribution map for each species in addition to more than 700 brilliant color photographs, many appearing here for the first time. The photographs are complemented by a concise text providing all the information needed to...
Learn About Texas Birds: A Learning and Activity Book
de Mark W. Lockwood(Ed. University of Texas Press) Isbn : 1885696175
This is the third educational activity book in the highly successful Learn about series from Texas Parks and Wildlife Press. Here, 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. Included, too, is a 17»x 22»coloring poster.
Fly Eagle Fly
de Sally Moorer, James Rogers(Ed. Arrowhead Classics Limited) Isbn : 1885640757
This is the story of Faith and Strength, two beautiful, majestic American eagles and their struggle to find a home for their family. It is also the story of a man, touched by the sight of an eagle soaring overhead and the promise he made to one day help rescue the eagle from the endangered species list. This story of hope and promise will fill your heart with joy. You will be encouraged by this book for children of all ages. From toddler to senior citizens this story will prove that dreams that are followed by action can come true. This book also includes an interactive CD for your computer and CD player.
de Charles R. Brown(Ed. University of Nebraska Press) Isbn : 0803261454
This is the story of a summer of field research in western Nebraska engagingly told by University of Tulsa biology professor Brown. His subjects are cliff swallows?attractive, active, complex birds that nest in colonies under bridges and cliffs but are better known for returning on the same date each year (a myth) to the San Juan Capistrano Mission. Brown captures the romance, frustrations, triumphs, and challenges of field work, shared over 15 years with his wife and dozens of students. Also in his narrative are some Great Plains history, tales of frictions and friendships between the researchers and local residents, and other colorful anecdotes. His vivid portrayal of the cliff swallows' lives, affected by predators, parasites, and social and sexual competition, will be useful for anyone...
Birds of Europe: CD-Rom - Macintosh Version 2.0 (World Biodiversity Database)
de University of Amsterdam, Netherlands ETI(Ed. Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH Co. K) Isbn : 3540145974
This is the second, completely revised and enlarged edition of an outstanding, interactive CD-ROM describing and illustrating in full colour 447 European bird species. It contains sound records and colour pictures of all the birds, pictures of the eggs, and attractive interactive summer and winter distribution maps. Detailed descriptions, a pictorial field guide for identification, a quiz testing the user's knowledge and a glossary defining over 500 scientific terms make this CD-ROM a treasure box for everybody. The new edition contains many additional species, (mainly from Eastern Europe) as well as a newly developed habitat key.
Handbook of Australian, New Zealand Antarctic Birds: Raptors to Lapwings
de Stephen Marchant(Ed. OUP Australia and New Zealand) Isbn : 0195530691
This is the second volume of one of the most exciting projects in Australasian ornithology today. The Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds provides an up-to-date and comprehensive synthesis of our knowledge of all birds found in the region. These volumes will have an enormous impact on the direction of future research and the conservation of Australasian and Antarctic birds, as much by showing what we do not know as by summarizing what we do. Volume 2 focuses on 119 species. Each entry includes information on field identification, habitat, distribution and population, movements, food, social organization, social behavior, voice, breeding, and plumages. These accounts include illustrations of behavioral postures and plumage features, maps showing breeding and non-breeding...
Dawn Chorus: A Sound Portrait of a British Woodland at Sunrise
de British Library(Ed. The British Library Publishing Division) Isbn : 0712305203
This is the perfect chance to immerse yourself in the uplifting sounds of a perfect country morning, from the comfort of your own home. At dawn, in our countryside, there is a pronounced peak in bird singing activity. This is especially noticeable for about an hour after the first light in temperate zone woodlands during spring and early summer. At this time, male birds defend their territories and attract females with their songs. The recordings on this CD are a selection of British woodland recordings, taken from the extensive collection of the wildlife section of the British Library sound archive.
Birds of Western and Central Africa
de Ber van Perlo(Ed. Princeton University Press) Isbn : 0691007144
This is the only pocket guide to all the species of bird known to inhabit Western and Central Africa. Ber van Perlo introduces more than 1,500 species through 109 expertly rendered full-color plates and concise, easy-to-consult entries. The territory covered is vast--nearly 2,500 miles down the coast and over 1,000 miles inland, including not only Senegal, Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of Congo but all or part of Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, the Central African Republic, Chad,...