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- 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 29.95
Kenya's Rift Valley includes four major national parks--Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria, Mount Longonot, and Hell's Gate--as well as many smaller areas that are outstanding for wildlife. Birds of Kenya?s Rift Valley features the 320 bird species that are most likely to be encountered on safari in this world-famous region, which runs from Lake Baringo... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 39.99
An account of the symbiotic relationship between pine trees and jays. A cycle of dependency has progressed for several million years as birds have effectively planted the trees that sustain them by dispersing the seeds. more...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 11.99
The California condor. has been described as a bird. ''with one wing in the grave.''. Flying on wings nearly ten feet wide from tip to tip, these birds thrived on the carcasses of animals like woolly mammoths. Then, as humans began dramatically reshaping North America, the continent's largest flying land bird started disappearing. By the beginning... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 219.00
How migratory birds can navigate home from their wintering grounds to their breeding sites over hundreds and thousands of kilometres has been an admired mystery over more than a century. Profound advances towards a solution of this problem have been achieved with a model bird, the homing pigeon. This monograph summarizes our current knowledge about... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 119.00
Deals with the physical mechanisms at work in the production of birdsong, the acoustic effects that the avian vocal organ is capable of generating, and the nature of the neural instructions needed to drive it. This book provides a useful reading for physicists, biologists and general readers alike. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
When award-winning writer and biologist Bernd Heinrich became the unwitting -- but doting -- foster parent of an adorable gosling named Peep, he was drawn into her world. And so, with a scientist's training and a nature lover's boundless enthusiasm, he set out to understand the travails and triumphs of the Canada geese living in the beaver bog adjacent... more...