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- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 30.00
?. . . includes some stunning images of Mexican and less-well-known Texas species . . . the authors have provided a unique and elegant publication that is truly an important contribution to Texas ornithology.? -- Great Plains Research ?Everyone interested in Texas birds must have the Handbook of Texas Birds , a marvelous book. It is full of up-to-date... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 45.00
Ten Thousand Birds provides a thoroughly engaging and authoritative history of modern ornithology, tracing how the study of birds has been shaped by a succession of visionary and often-controversial personalities, and by the unique social and scientific contexts in which these extraordinary individuals worked. This beautifully illustrated book... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
Audubon?s ambitious project to paint all the birds of North America resulted in a work that represents one of the greatest advances in ornithology. Not only did he identify new species, he also depicted birds within their natural habitat and in vivid poses. This impressive collection ranges from the Greater Flamingo and Bald Eagle to the Carolina parakeet.... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
Penguin Planet is a celebration of all things penguin. Author and photographer Kevin Schafer made it his mission to see and photograph every remaining penguin species in the wild, and the first edition was the result of that journey. This new edition combines even more exceptional photography with colorful personal essays and up-to-date information... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 61.99
As natural habitat continues to be lost and the world steadily becomes more urbanized, biologists are increasingly studying the effect this has on wildlife. Birds are particularly good model systems since their life history, behaviour, and physiology are especially influenced by directly measurable environmental factors such as light and sound pollution.... more...
- Bunker Hill Publishing Inc 2013; US$ 13.95
Wallace and Darwin, the Museum Mice from the Halls of the American Museum of Natural History, are off on another adventure! It's amazing what you can find in a museum and how far you can travel in a small time machine made from a yoghurt cup! Have you ever wondered where we humans all came from and how there came to be so many of us? The answers,... more...
- NewSouth 2013; US$ 24.99
Where can you see 400,000 breeding pairs of rockhopper penguins? Where is the best place in Australia to observe Yellow Chats? And where is the only place in Australia you can have a close encounter with nesting Lesser Noddies? Well-known birder and author of How Many Birds Is That?, Why Watch Birds? and John Goulds Extinct and Endangered Birds... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2013; US$ 18.99
Ninety years on, A. H. Chisholm?s classic Mateship with Birds is still as fresh and inspirational as an early-morning walk in the bush, the air resounding with birdsong. His account of the secret lives of birds?their seasonal doings and their complex relationships?reflects his patient and detailed observations, and his deep enjoyment of the Australian... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 24.99
From suburban parks to remote offshore islands, veteran and respected birder Sue Taylor offers her top 100 Australian bird-watching sites in this essential guide for bird enthusiasts. Taylor puts her years of experience to use in answering questions such as Where can you see 400,000 breeding pairs of rockhopper penguins? Where is the best place in... more...