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- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
In the latest addition to the New Naturalist series, Ian Newton explores bird populations and what causes their fluctuation ? food supplies, competitors, predators, parasites, pathogens and human activity. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 26.99
With a rich avifauna of more than 300 species, the three islands that make up the Cayman Islands - Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac - form an increasingly popular birding destination. Although the islands' sole endemic species, Cayman Islands Thrush, was extinct by the 1940s, the islands have a healthy crop of regional scarcities and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Warblers are among the most challenging birds to identify. They exhibit an array of seasonal plumages and have distinctive yet oft-confused calls and songs. The Warbler Guide enables you to quickly identify any of the 56 species of warblers in the United States and Canada. This groundbreaking guide features more than 1,000 stunning color photos,... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 29.95
This long-awaited collection of James Landenberger’s paintings of Iowa birds of prey presents thirty-two full-page, full-color species, from the common turkey vulture to the red-shouldered hawk of Mississippi River woodlands to the little northern saw-whet owl. Four naturalists who have devoted their lives to conserving wilderness habitats... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 58.99
Most people who have taken a biology course in the past 50 years are familiar with the work of David Lack, but few remember his name. Almost all general biology texts produced during that period have a figure showing the beak size differences among the finches of the Galapagos Islands from Lack's 1947 classic, Darwin's Finches. Lack's pioneering... more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 239.95
Including a host of tables and illustrations, this book summarizes over a hundred years of research on bird malaria parasites and other haemosporidians and includes chapters on lifecycle and morphology, pathogenicity, ultrastructure, geographical more...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 11.99
In Mind of the Raven, Bernd Heinrich, award - winning naturalist, finds himself dreaming of ravens and decides he must get to the truth about this animal reputed to be so intelligent. Much like a sleuth, Heinrich involves us in his quest, letting one clue lead to the next. But as animals can only be spied on by getting quite close Heinrich adopts ravens,... more...
- Reaktion Books 2008; US$ 23.95
From the Eider duck to the Brazilian teal to the familiar mallard, duck species are richly diverse, and in Duck Victoria de Rijke offers a comprehensive overview of their evolutionary history, as well as exploring the numerous roles that the duck plays in literature, art, and religion. more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 9.99
Copiously illustrated with line drawings and full-color photographs, this large format paperback book contains the essential information that backyard nature enthusiasts want and need -- to build and seek out birdhouses, including the right birdhouse for many popular species . more...