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- Greystone Books 2012; US$ 29.99
As old-growth forest is increasingly lost to logging, the spotted owl population is declining precipitously in both Canada and the U.S. This beautiful book is a must for anyone who cares about the preservation of nature and the fate of this emblem of the old-growth forest. Jared Hobbs' stunning images capture these nocturnal hunters in flight with... more...
- Greystone Books 2012; US$ 15.99
Hummingbirds have long been a symbol of wisdom and courage. In this charming story, a hummingbird makes a valiant effort to put out a raging fire that threatens her forest home trip after trip, her beak is filled each time with just a drop of water. Her efforts show her woodland companions that doing something anything is better than doing nothing... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 24.99
From dainty avocets prancing along the seashore to panic-stricken waxwings frenziedly gobbling berries, from barking barnacle geese to soaring skylarks, Derwent May writes about birds in a very special way. As he goes in search of birdlife in a variety of places - the English lanes and rolling corn fields that he loves, the lonely Essex marshes, the... more...
- Short Books 2005; US$ 8.99
Few books are more intimidating than a conventional field guide. There are simply too many birds in them. This book introduces the reader to Britain's most obvious birds. But it does more than that: it also explains them. It explains the way different birds do different things, eat different food, sing different songs and live different lives, and... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 11.99
Migratory songbirds are disappearing at a frightening rate. By some estimates, we may have already lost almost half the songbirds that filled the skies only 40 years ago. Following the birds on their 10,000-kilometre migratory journey, Bridget Stutchbury looks at the most threatening factors in their extinction, from pesticides, still a major concern... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 11.99
Published to wide acclaim, this beautiful meditation on the fate of grassland birds has been praised for its profound wisdom and lyrical grace. Herriot, in a narrative that is at once intimate and informative, argues for the essential nature of these tiny creatures. He invites us into the unique world of dedicated scientists, passionate naturalists... more...
- TFH Publications, Inc 2009; US$ 5.99
This book gives you the essential information to correctly put names on 90 species of birds likely to be seen in yards and forests across the Unites States and Canada. More than 120 photos illustrate these species and also many apects of their lives, while the text introduces you to the basics of birdwatching and prepares you for some of the joys you... more...
- Roberts Rinehart 1991; US$ 6.99
Through various activities, children will learn the natural history of eagles from a scientific, ethnographic, and environmental perspective. They'll also learn strategies for living in or near areas that eagles inhabit. more...