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- 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...
- Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00
L?ambitieux projet d?Audubon de peindre tous les oiseaux d?Amérique du Nord résulta en un travail si important qu?il fut une des grandes étapes de l?ornithologie. Il n?identifia pas seulement des nouvelles espèces, mais il dépeignit aussi les oiseaux dans leur habitat naturel, ainsi que dans des poses dynamiques. Son impressionnante collection va du... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 19.50
Birds of Hawaii is not a drily scientific text, although it is clearly the product of scientific observation and study. It is enlivened by Mr. Munro's consuming pleasure in his subject and by his introduction of hundreds of interesting sidelights from his lifetime pursuit of knowledge concerning it. The book is divided into three sections: "Native... more...
- Tierschutzverlag 2013; US$ 33.99
Eine Störchin namens Max ist ein etwas anderes Vogelbuch für Erwachsene, das sich auch für Kinder eignet. Unterhaltsam erzählt die in Avenches geborene Störchin, die seit 1999 einen Sender auf ihrem Rücken trägt, ihre Erlebnisse aus der eigenen Sicht. Etwa wie sie sich überwindet, fliegen zu lernen, wie sie zweifelt, den richtigen Weg in den Süden... more...
- Abbeville Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.99
Even before its completion in 1839, John James Audubon?s Birds of America was recognized as a masterpiece of both art and natural science; a great scientist of the day called it the "most magnificent monument which has ever been raised to ornithology." Roger Tory Peterson and Virginia Marie Peterson?s modern edition of the Birds of America, published... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 19.95
Ostriches may not be able to fly, but they loom large in the bird kingdom. They are the world’s tallest and heaviest living birds, and they lay the largest eggs. With their long legs, ostriches are also fleet of foot, running up to 43 miles per hour, and formidable fighters—an ostrich kick can kill. But since the beginning of history,... 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...
- University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 25.00
The translation and explanation of genus and species names yield markers to help us identify birds in the field as well as remember distinctive traits. Having a basic understanding of the scientific and common names of birds reveals insights into their color, behavior, habitat, or geography. Knowing that Cyanocitta means ?blue chatterer? and cristata... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 51.00
On the wings of Laura Erickson?s award-winning book For the Birds comes Sharing the Wonder of Birds with Kids. Easy and fun to use, Sharing the Wonder is a delightful book that helps caring adults introduce kids to the fascinating world of birds. Chock-full of creative activities, this hands-on guide goes way beyond teaching bird identification. In... more...