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Where the Birds Are: A Guide to All 50 States and Canada

Where the Birds Are: A Guide to All 50 States and Canada
de John Oliver Jones(Ed. William Morrow Co) Isbn : 0688051782
15.16 €
This is a massive compilation based mostly on basic information from free lists and pamphlets obtained from national wildlife refuges and other organizations. The first half of the book is organized by state/province and lists birding hotlines, bird clubs (unfortunately, phone numbers and addresses are lacking), descriptions and basic maps of selected key birding areas, plus addresses and phone numbers of refuges and agencies. The last half consists of data tables, including phylogenetic orders, and birds' seasonal status. There is so much information in this reference source that it is bound to be useful to anyone interested in these places and their birds. However, it is not a complete or comprehensive text. This is best used as a starting point and/or in conjunction with Laura and Willi...

Where the Birds Are: A Guide to All 50 States and Canada

Where the Birds Are: A Guide to All 50 States and Canada
de John Oliver Jones(Ed. William Morrow Co) Isbn : 0688096093
23.70 €
This is a massive compilation based mostly on basic information from free lists and pamphlets obtained from national wildlife refuges and other organizations. The first half of the book is organized by state/province and lists birding hotlines, bird clubs (unfortunately, phone numbers and addresses are lacking), descriptions and basic maps of selected key birding areas, plus addresses and phone numbers of refuges and agencies. The last half consists of data tables, including phylogenetic orders, and birds' seasonal status. There is so much information in this reference source that it is bound to be useful to anyone interested in these places and their birds. However, it is not a complete or comprehensive text. This is best used as a starting point and/or in conjunction with Laura and Willi...

A A Guide to the Birds of Western Africa

A A Guide to the Birds of Western Africa
de Nik Borrow, Ron Demey(Ed. Princeton University Press) Isbn : 0691095205
62.60 €
This is a major new guide covering the birds of all western African countries, from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic and south to Congo. No other field guide covers this region exclusively and in such comprehensive depth. A Guide to the Birds of Western Africa describes 1,285 species, representing the entire avifauna of the region. There are 147 original color plates, all painted by the same leading illustrator, comprising over 3,000 figures and depicting almost all the species described. The detailed species accounts cover all identification criteria, including differences between similar species, voice, habits, habitat, breeding, distribution, and status. The text also features color distribution maps for over 1,100 species, and numerous line ...

Birds of Tortuguero and the Caribbean Coast

Birds of Tortuguero and the Caribbean Coast
de Robert Dean(Ed. Rainforest Publications) Isbn : 1888538260
7.97 €
This is a laminated field guide with illustrations of 97 birds most commonly found along the Caribbean Coast and the Tortuguero National Park. Each species is identified by their English, Spanish and Latin Names.

Field Guide to the Birds of Western Australia

Field Guide to the Birds of Western Australia
de G.M. Storr, R.E. Johnstone(Ed. Western Australian Museum) Isbn : 0724486984
18.84 €
This is a great book for fielding. From Beginners to advanced. It is very easy to use. It is very colorful with very detailed illustrations and descriptions of the birds. Very light easy enough to take out into the field.

The Peregrine Sketchbook

The Peregrine Sketchbook
de C. F. Tunnicliffe(Ed. Excellent Press) Isbn : 1900318024
23.56 €
This is a fascinating nature diary, illustrated with stunning color paintings and engravings and exceptional in the quality of its production. Tunnicliffe recorded his encounter with a pair of Peregrine falcons at a clifftop nest site, the progress of the brooding birds, the growing chicks, their fledgling and subsequent flight.

Blackhearts - Ecology in Outback Australia

Blackhearts - Ecology in Outback Australia
de Richard Symanski(Ed. Yale University Press) Isbn : 0300078196
29.54 €
This is a fascinating firsthand account of the adventures of an ornithological field team studying long-tailed finches (blackhearts) in primitive outback Australia. The experiences of the author, his wife, behavioral ecologist Nancy Burley, their one-year-old son, and four American student-assistants provide rare insights into social relationships and problems that can develop on field expeditions and how they can adversely affect the scientific endeavor.

The Backyard Bird Feeder's Bible: The A-To-Z Guide to Feeders, Seed Mixes, Projects, and Treats

The Backyard Bird Feeder's Bible: The A-To-Z Guide to Feeders, Seed Mixes, Projects, and Treats
de Sally Roth, J.D. Roth(Ed. Rodale Press) Isbn : 0875969186
20.89 €
This is a copious, easy-to-use guide to bird feeding with 275 photographs and 125 illustrations. The pages devoted to the birds themselves--from blackbirds to wrens-- offer a description of each (including a color photo), a list of each bird's favorite foods, and a discussion of its behavior. The authors then provide extensive lists of flowers, fruit, berries, vegetables, plants, and seeds that attract birds, and detailed information on everything from baffles, banding, binoculars, bird counts, bird watching, binoculars, and field guides to discussions of bird communication, bullies and nuisance birds, and bird migration. And that's not all: Roth and Burgoyne offer instructions on how to photograph and draw birds, and how to build birdbaths and feeders; and they even present recipes for bi...

The Backyard Bird Feeder's Bible: The A-To-Z Guide to Feeders, Seed Mixes, Projects, and Treats

The Backyard Bird Feeder's Bible: The A-To-Z Guide to Feeders, Seed Mixes, Projects, and Treats
de Sally Roth(Ed. Rodale Press) Isbn : 0875968341
28.46 €
This is a copious, easy-to-use guide to bird feeding with 275 photographs and 125 illustrations. The pages devoted to the birds themselves--from blackbirds to wrens-- offer a description of each (including a color photo), a list of each bird's favorite foods, and a discussion of its behavior. The authors then provide extensive lists of flowers, fruit, berries, vegetables, plants, and seeds that attract birds, and detailed information on everything from baffles, banding, binoculars, bird counts, bird watching, binoculars, and field guides to discussions of bird communication, bullies and nuisance birds, and bird migration. And that's not all: Roth and Burgoyne offer instructions on how to photograph and draw birds, and how to build birdbaths and feeders; and they even present recipes for bi...

How to Build Everything You Need for Your Birds, from Aviaries...to Nestboxes

How to Build Everything You Need for Your Birds, from Aviaries...to Nestboxes
de Dominic Larosa(Ed. Larosa Pubns) Isbn : 0967262208
14.25 €
This is a construction manual intended for both budding novices and experienced bird breeders alike. Comprehensively written and professionally illustrated, the book is loaded with construction details, diagrams and pictures, material lists, insulating and finishing techniques and tips, environmental concerns, simple step by step instructions and, essentially, everything you need to know about building everything you need for your birds. Every plan and construction detail is compiled from years of hands on experience by the author in the raising and breeding of birds ranging from finches, canaries and larger softbills to most of the hardbills including (but not limited to) parakeets, budgies, and cockatiels, on up to amazons, cockatoos, macaws, and so on. There are projects ranging from si...


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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