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Field Guide to Mexican Birds: Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador

Field Guide to Mexican Birds: Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador
de Roger Tory Peterson(Ed. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Isbn : 039597514X
20.90 €
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.

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Birds of the World

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Birds of the World
de John Bull(Ed. Prentice Hall IBD) Isbn : 0671422359
20.09 €
With more than 500 full-color photographs and illustrations, Simon Schuster's Guide to Birds is a stunning, thorough, easy-to-use reference to 424 species of birds from around the world. General information about the evolution, physiology, and traits of these unique animals provides a fascinating introduction to the encyclopedic listing of individual species. Each entry includes the classification, physical characteristics, habitat, and current distribution of the bird, along with insights into its life and habits. Photographs and black-and-white drawings ensure accurate identification in the field. Concise and informative, this is the ideal guide for the backyard bird watcher as well as the expert ornithologist.

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Birds of the World

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Birds of the World
de Gianfranco Bologna, John L. Bull(Ed. Simon Schuster) Isbn : 0671422340
7.58 €
With more than 500 full-color photographs and illustrations, Simon Schuster's Guide to Birds is a stunning, thorough, easy-to-use reference to 424 species of birds from around the world. General information about the evolution, physiology, and traits of these unique animals provides a fascinating introduction to the encyclopedic listing of individual species. Each entry includes the classification, physical characteristics, habitat, and current distribution of the bird, along with insights into its life and habits. Photographs and black-and-white drawings ensure accurate identification in the field. Concise and informative, this is the ideal guide for the backyard bird watcher as well as the expert ornithologist.

Handbook of Avian Hybrids of the World

Handbook of Avian Hybrids of the World
de Eugene M. McCarthy(Ed. OUP USA) Isbn : 0195183231
137.76 €
With more than 5,000 works cited, Handbook of Avian Hybrids of the World is the greatest compendium of information ever published on hybridization in birds. Worldwide in scope, it provides information on all reported avian crosses, not only those occurring in captivity, but also in a natural setting (approximately 4,000 crosses are covered). This book is a basic reference, intended both for the serious birder and the professional biologist. McCarthy's work fills a need for reference material that takes into account the last half century of data. It will be of interest to workers in a wide variety of fields, ranging from animal behavior to genetics, ecology, zoology, and systematics. In fact, it will make fascinating reading for anyone interested in birds and the natural world.

Attracting Birds to Southern Gardens

Attracting Birds to Southern Gardens
de Thomas Pope, Neil G. Odenwald, Charles Fryling(Ed. Taylor Publishing Company) Isbn : 0878338306
23.70 €
With its unique climate, soil, and a longer growing season, the South gives its gardeners singular opportunity to combine the two most popular outdoor activities in the US: gardening and birding. Covers garden habitats, seasons, bird and plant dictionaries, and resources. Over 300 full-color photos.

Birds of the Mid-Atlantic Region and Where to Find Them

Birds of the Mid-Atlantic Region and Where to Find Them
de John H. Rappole(Ed. Johns Hopkins University Press) Isbn : 0801870755
39.57 €
With its dramatic range of habitats, from the beaches of the Atlantic to the wetlands of the Chesapeake Bay and the alpine forests of the Appalachians, the Mid-Atlantic region is home to 346 species of birds. For amateur and experienced birders alike, few areas offer so many opportunities to see such a rich variety of avian life. Four of America's top fifteen birding sites--Hawk Mountain, Pennsylvania ; Brigantine and Cape May, both in New Jersey ; and Chincoteague, Virginia--can be found here,...

Birds of the Mid-Atlantic Region and Where to Find Them

Birds of the Mid-Atlantic Region and Where to Find Them
de John H. Rappole(Ed. Johns Hopkins University Press) Isbn : 0801870771
17.72 €
With its dramatic range of habitats, from the beaches of the Atlantic to the wetlands of the Chesapeake Bay and the alpine forests of the Appalachians, the Mid-Atlantic region is home to 346 species of birds. For amateur and experienced birders alike, few areas offer so many opportunities to see such a rich variety of avian life. Four of America's top fifteen birding sites--Hawk Mountain, Pennsylvania ; Brigantine and Cape May, both in New Jersey ; and Chincoteague, Virginia--can be found here,...

Puffin

Puffin
de M.P. Harris(Ed. A C Black Publishers Ltd) Isbn : 0856610380
18.84 €
With its colourful beak and fast, whirring flight, the Atlantic Puffin is the most recognisable and popular of all North Atlantic seabirds. Puffins spend most of the year at sea, but for a few months of the year the come to shore, nesting in burrows on steep cliffs or on inaccessible islands. Awe-inspiring numbers of these birds can sometimes be seen bobbing on the sea or flying in vast wheels over the colony, bringing fish in their beaks back to the chicks. However, the species has declined sharply over the last decade; this is due to a collapse in fish stocks caused by overfishing and global warming, combined with an exponential increase in Pipefish (which can kill the chicks). The Puffin is a revised and expanded second edition of Poyser's 1984 title on these endearing birds, widely con...

Incredible Birds

Incredible Birds
de John Townsend(Ed. Raintree) Isbn : 1410905276
32.29 €
With increasing reports of crime in the media, this books explains what laws are, and why some people are prepared to break the law and face the consequences. The book looks at the history of the police force, crime detection and how different societies around the world deal with criminals. Including case studies and quotes from people with personal experience of crime.

How to be a Better Birder: Travel Stories

How to be a Better Birder: Travel Stories
de Michael Ketover(Ed. Writers Club Press) Isbn : 0595091644
20.19 €
With his first book, How to Be a Better Birder, Michael Ketover emerges as an exciting voice in travel writing. Ketover blends the power of observation with global personal experience into an entertaining and provocative mixture of powerful tales. Ketover focuses on the birds and the joy in their songs amidst disrespect, lunacy, and violence. Maybe the extra attention to birds in his world will make you feel a bit more connected to the simple beauty of birds in your own. Michael Ketover is married to Kelli. He lives in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, by the Coral Sea.


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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