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A Bird's Eye View

The Collected Essays and Shorter Writings of Salim Ali

by Salim Ali

Sálim Ali, without question India’s greatest ornithologist, was a prolific writer. Apart from his many books (the best known being The Book of Indian Birds), he wrote a large number of scientific papers, essays, and popular articles for a ...

ISBN: 9788178245010

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A History of Birdwatching in 100 Objects

by Callahan, David

This book looks at 100 items that have profoundly shaped how people watched, studied and engaged with the avian world. Each item contains around 500 words on a double-page spread and include an illustration of the object in question. The book ...

ISBN: 9781408186657

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Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself

by Justin Cahill

<p>Alfred John North was one of Australia&apos;s pioneer ornithologists. He was the author of Nests and Eggs of Birds Found Breeding in Australia and Tasmania (1901-1914), which remains a standard reference work today. While often maligned by ...

ISBN: 9781310348945

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Birders of Africa

History of a Network

by Nancy J. Jacobs

<div>In this unique and unprecedented study of birding in Africa, historian Nancy Jacobs reconstructs the collaborations between well-known ornithologists and the largely forgotten guides, hunters, and taxidermists who worked with them. Drawing ...

ISBN: 9780300220803

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Birds in Trouble

by Lynn E. Barber

<p>As oil was washing up on the shores of Louisiana, covering shorebirds and their nests and eggs after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Lynn Barber decided to write this book to heighten awareness, not only of the plight of bird species that are

ISBN: 9781623493608

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Birds of Eastern China

by Brian Westland

<p>China possesses many of the most interesting and beautiful bird species in the world. In total, the country is home to more than 1300 bird species which comprise more than 13% of all bird species. This book serves as an introduction to the ...

ISBN: 9781310997761

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Birds of Eastern China (Part Two)

by Brian Westland

<p>China possesses many of the most interesting and beautiful bird species in the world. In total, the country is home to more than 1300 bird species which comprise more than 13% of all bird species. This book serves as an introduction to the ...

ISBN: 9781310040825

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Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

by John Shewey & Tim Blount

<p><strong>Birding in the Pacific Northwest has never been easier!</strong></p> <p><em>Birds of the Pacific Northwest</em> describes and illustrates more than 400 bird species commonly encountered in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British ...

ISBN: 9781604697858

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Birds of Western Wolli Creek: A case study in local extinction

by Justin Cahill

<p>This work draws attention to the increasing localised extinction of native birds in Sydney, an issue of concern to environmentalists that has had very little media coverage.</p><p>It is based on a case study of the species found in the ...

ISBN: 9781311790606

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Book of Texas Birds

by Gary Clark

<p>Drawing on the knowledge and insight gained from a lifetime of watching, studying, and enjoying birds, this book is full of information about more than four hundred species of birds in Texas, most all of which author Gary Clark has seen first

ISBN: 9781623494322

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British Birds -Names~Facts~Myths

by Geoff Green

<p>This book explores the intriguing world of the names of British birds. Uniquely the book examines in detail the wide range and meaning of local and common names, the derivation and meaning of the official vernacular English name and thirdly ...

ISBN: 9780993334009

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Introducing the Birds of Wolli Creek

by Justin Cahill

<p>This is a short, up-to-date account to the birds found along Wolli Creek, the last substantial remnant of the natural environment in Sydney&apos;s inner south-west. It is written for those new to the Valley and interested in its natural ...

ISBN: 9781311733979

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Ivorybill Hunters

The Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

by Geoffrey E. Hill

<p>The last documented sighting of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker--one of the rarest and most intriguing animals in the world--was noted over 50 years ago. Long thought to be extinct, the 2005 announcement of a sighting in Arkansas sparked ...

ISBN: 9780190295851

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Moral Entanglements

Conserving Birds in Britain and Germany

by Stefan Bargheer

<p>At the center of Stefan Bargheer’s account of bird watching, field ornithology, and nature conservation in Britain and Germany stands the question of how values change over time and how individuals develop moral commitments. Using life ...

ISBN: 9780226543963

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North on the Wing

Travels with the Songbird Migration of Spring

by Bruce M. Beehler

<p><strong>The story of an ornithologist's journey to trace the spring migration of songbirds from the southern border of the United States through the heartland and into Canada.</strong></p> <p>In late March 2015, ornithologist Bruce M. ...

ISBN: 9781588346148

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Photo Dictionary: Pictures of Birds

by Miriam Kinai

<p>Photo Dictionary: Pictures of Birds contains photographs of birds like cordon-bleu, crane, curaco, eagle, godwit, guinea fowl, hawk, hoopoe, hornbill, kingfisher, lovebird, marabou stork, owl, parrot, pigeon, roller, sandgrouse, sparrow, ...

ISBN: 9781301699360

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Project Puffin

The Improbable Quest to Bring a Beloved Seabird Back to Egg Rock

by Stephen W. Kress & Derrick Z. Jackson

<div><I>Project Puffin</I> is the inspiringstory of how a beloved seabird was restored to long-abandoned nesting colonies off the Maine coast. As a young ornithology instructor at the Hog Island Audubon Camp, Dr. Stephen W. Kress learned that ...

ISBN: 9780300213676

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Secrets of Flight

by Andrew Solway

Written in British English, In Secrets of Flight, you will find out how birds fly, how jet engines work, and why some planes fly so fast. ...

ISBN: 9781625133564

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Taking Flight

A History of Birds and People in the Heart of America

by Michael Edmonds

<p>A dynamic account of ornithological history in America’s heartland.    </p> <p>Today, more than fifty million Americans traipse through wetlands at dawn, endure clouds of mosquitoes, and brave freezing autumn winds just to catch a glimpse of

ISBN: 9780870208379

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The House of Owls

by Mr. Tony Angell

<div>For a quarter of a century, Tony Angell and his family shared the remarkable experience of closely observing pairs of western screech owls that occupied a nesting box outside the window of their forest home. The journals in which the author

ISBN: 9780300213744

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