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- University of Minnesota Press 1980; US$ 67.50
Few maps show the location of Bird Island -- a lonely outcrop in the South Georgia group where Antarctic waters push against the Atlantic east of Cape Horn. Its forbidding flanks invite few human visitors. But for those who reach its shores there are rich more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.99
Why do we see pigeons as lowly urban pests and how did they become such common city dwellers? Courtney Humphries traces the natural history of the pigeon, recounting how these shy birds that once made their homes on the sparse cliffs of sea coasts came to dominate our urban public spaces. While detailing this evolution, Humphries introduces us to... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 9.99
The Encyclopedia of North American Birds describes and illustrates over 1,000 birds, from the Trumpeter Swan to the Bald Eagle. With over 5,000 color photographs, this encyclopedia is for every birder from the novice to the experienced observer. Information about each North American Bird. Over 30,000 color photographs. Intuitive navigation: . The Encyclopedia... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 9.99
The Encyclopedia of European Birds describes and illustrates over 1,000 birds. With Over 30,000 color photographs, this encyclopedia is for every birder from the novice to the experienced observer. Information about each European Bird. Over 30,000 color photographs. Intuitive navigation: . Includes list of birds by country. Includes list of birds by... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
?I wrote and illustrated this book to help every inquisitive birder, from novice to expert. Whether you can identify six birds or six hundred, you?ll be a better birder if you have a grounding in the real nuts and bolts of what birds look like, and your skills will be even sharper if you know exactly what to look for and how to record what you see.?... more...
- University of California Press 1999; US$ 57.95 US$ 46.36
The kea, a crow-sized parrot that lives in the rugged mountains of New Zealand, is considered by some a playful comic and by others a vicious killer. Its true character is a mystery that biologists have debated for more than a century. Judy Diamond and Alan Bond have written a comprehensive account of the kea's contradictory nature, and their conclusions... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21
Here is the first comprehensive field guide to cover the full range of bird life in this vast and varied country. They are all here--every species and many subspecies found in each region of Brazil--with special attention given to the 218 Brazilian endemics. The book is laid out so that the illustrations sit across from the commentary and the distribution... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00
Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti fills a large void in the literature on birdwatching and the environment in these tropical countries. The first comprehensive field guide devoted to Hispaniola's birds, it provides detailed accounts for more than 300 species, including thirty-one endemic species. Included in the species... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 49.95 US$ 39.96
Birds of Peru is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape. It features every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates. Concise descriptions and color distribution maps are located opposite the plates, making this book... more...