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Nature of Penguins

Nature of Penguins
de Jonathan Chester(Ed. San Val) Isbn : 061345149X
29.02 €
With their toddler-like waddle and chubby tuxedoed bodies, penguins capture the hearts and imaginations of animal lovers of all ages. To Jonathan Chester, penguins have been a lifetime passion ever since he first encountered them as a child vacationing on the south coast of Australia with his family. In this beautiful book, the distinguished explorer and photographer takes us on a journey through the Antarctic, the land of the penguins. THE NATURE OF PENGUINS brings together Chester's firsthand observations of these endearing creatures and the amazing photographs from all of his polar expeditions. He explores the many incredible aspects of the discovery, biology, and behavior of the seventeen species of penguins around the world. Linking polar history with accounts of early expeditions, th...

The Nature of Penguins

The Nature of Penguins
de Jonathan Chester(Ed. Celestial Arts) Isbn : 1587611201
17.06 €
With their toddler-like waddle and chubby tuxedoed bodies, penguins capture the hearts and imaginations of animal lovers of all ages. To Jonathan Chester, penguins have been a lifetime passion ever since he first encountered them as a child vacationing on the south coast of Australia with his family. In this beautiful book, the distinguished explorer and photographer takes us on a journey through the Antarctic, the land of the penguins. THE NATURE OF PENGUINS brings together Chester's firsthand observations of these endearing creatures and the amazing photographs from all of his polar expeditions. He explores the many incredible aspects of the discovery, biology, and behavior of the seventeen species of penguins around the world. Linking polar history with accounts of early expeditions, th...

Puffins

Puffins
de Roy Dennis(Ed. Colin Baxter Photography Ltd) Isbn : 094866116X
9.45 €
With their cheerful characters, distinctive plumage and colourful beaks, puffins are instantly recognisable. Discover their remarkable story in this affectionate and highly illustrated portrait which describes their habitat and behaviour.

The Birds of South America: The Suboscine Passerines v.2

The Birds of South America: The Suboscine Passerines v.2
de Robert S. Ridgely, Guy Tudor(Ed. Oxford University Press) Isbn : 0198572182
73.83 €
With the publication of Volume 2: The Suboscine Passerines, The Birds of South America now covers all the true songbirds of this exotic region. Following the same format as the first volume, on the oscine passerines, Volume 2 encompasses more than one-thousand species, from ovenbirds and woodcreepers to cotingas. Fifty-two new colour plates by Guy Tudor illustrate most of the species, while the text provides extensive information on habitats, ranges, habits, and voices.The distribution maps, based on published sources and recent observations, have been especially prepared for this volume. Most importantly, the authors combine review and analysis with extensive field observations to give an unparalleled portrait of South American birds and a landmark publication in neotropical ornithology.

Stellar Astrophysics for the Local Group: VIII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics

Stellar Astrophysics for the Local Group: VIII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics
de Spain) Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysic(Ed. Cambridge University Press) Isbn : 0521632552
200.81 €
With the advent of large, ground-based telescopes and space telescopes, it is now possible to study in detail stars outside our galaxy - in neighbouring galaxies in the so-called Local Group. The VIII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics gathered leading experts from around the world to review this exciting area of research - extragalactic stellar astrophysics. This volume presents eight specially written articles based on the meeting, reviewing how the study of stars in nearby galaxies can be used to understand stellar and galactic structure and evolution in general. This book covers all aspects of extragalactic stellar astrophysics: stellar physics, stellar winds, stellar evolution, the use of photometric and spectroscopic techniques for studying extragalactic stars, stellar popu...

The Hummingbird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying,and Enjoying Hummingbirds

The Hummingbird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying,and Enjoying Hummingbirds
de Donald Stokes, Lillian Stokes(Ed. Little, Brown and Company) Isbn : 0316817155
8.25 €
With seventy full-color photographs, eight range maps showing summer and winter distribution, and eight diagrams of the birds' striking aerobatics, this guide will fully enable readers to enjoy these popular birds.

Birds of the World

Birds of the World
de Myriam Baran(Ed. Harry N. Abrams) Isbn : 0810958899
38.00 €
With nearly ten thousand species of birds scattered throughout five continents, bird societies swarm with diversity. People have long been fascinated by birds' ability to fly, yet these magnificent creatures boast a multitude of other remarkable and mysterious faculties. Building on more than 20 years of experience traveling and photographing in locations both familiar and remote, nature photographer Gilles Martin offers a breathtaking collection of images of some of the world's most charismatic birds, from Peru's Toco Toucan, to Australia's blue-winged Kookaburra, to the United States' Bald Eagle. Through Martin's intense photography and the informative text of Myriam Baran-Marescot, we learn to admire the emperor penguin's capacity for survival, applaud the artistic talents of Oceanic bi...

Best Birdhouses for Your Backyard

Best Birdhouses for Your Backyard
de Michael Berger(Ed. Popular Woodworking Books) Isbn : 155870583X
23.74 €
With more than a dozen birdhouse projects suitable for more than 25 species of wild birds, The Best Birdhouses for Your Backyard is perfect for every woodworker wanting to attract wildlife. No complex tools are needed, and most projects can be completed in a day or over a weekend. An excellent resource for woodworkers, naturalists, and parents looking for projects they can build with their children, this book offers an overview of the tools and techniques that yield the best results. In addition to specific projects, sidebars discuss: All you need to know about predator guards Entrance hole placement and dimensions Wildlife-friendly finishes How to fight the decline of the Eastern Bluebird

A Field Guide to Mexican Birds: Field Marks of All Species Found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize

A Field Guide to Mexican Birds: Field Marks of All Species Found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize
de Roger Tory Peterson, Edward Chalif(Ed. Houghton Mifflin (Trade)) Isbn : 0395171296
23.70 €
With more than 700 color paintings arranged by families for quick comparison of similar species, and with detailed information on range, habitat, size, and voice, this field guide describes and illustrates 1,038 species of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and El Salvador.

Field Guide to Mexican Birds: Field Marks of All Species Found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize

Field Guide to Mexican Birds: Field Marks of All Species Found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize
de Roger Tory Peterson, Edward Chalif(Ed. Houghton Mifflin (Trade)) Isbn : 0395483549
19.00 €
With more than 700 color paintings arranged by families for quick comparison of similar species, and with detailed information on range, habitat, size, and voice, this field guide describes and illustrates 1,038 species of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and El Salvador.


Sources : Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2013. IOC World Bird List (v7.1) doi : 10.14344/IOC.ML.7.1.
Avibase (ioc v7.0.1), the world bird database - Lepage, D. 2013. © 1996-2017 Oiseaux.net