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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
Britain is home to fifteen species of breeding birds of prey, from the hedgerow-hopping Sparrowhawk to the breathtaking White-tailed Eagle. In this handsomely illustrated book, acclaimed British filmmaker and naturalist David Cobham offers unique and deeply personal insights into Britain?s birds of prey and how they are faring today. He delves into... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 125.00
Sturkie's Avian Physiology is the classic comprehensive single volume on the physiology of domestic as well as wild birds. The Sixth Edition is thoroughly revised and updated, and features several new chapters with entirely new content on such topics as migration, genomics and epigenetics. Chapters throughout have been greatly expanded due to the... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 21.88
Flying imprint sparrowhawks is often unfairly portrayed as being overly complex and highly technical. Sparrowhawks - A Falconer's Guide aims to paint a far more informed picture, and to perhaps dispel some of the myths. Written with the beginner in mind, it is based on considerable first-hand experience of the author and a number of other respected... more...
- CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 69.95
Outlines the nature of climate change related threats for the top 25% of Australia's bird taxa. more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 19.99
Hummingbirds have always held popular appeal, with their visual brilliance, extraordinary flight dexterity, jewel-like color, and remarkably small size. This is the first book to profile all 338 known species, from the Saw-billed Hermit to the Scintillant Hummingbird. Every bird is shown life-size in glorious full-color photographs. Every species... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 8.99
In the context of their gardens, neighborhoods and sometimes beyond, the authors of this book provide a month-by-month account of their birding year, commenting upon what they saw and heard, shared with others, and how our world is radically changing bird life and the fabric of our lives. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
A leading figure in the emerging field of extinction studies, Thom van Dooren puts philosophy into conversation with the natural sciences and his own ethnographic encounters to vivify the cultural and ethical significance of modern-day extinctions. Unlike other meditations on the subject, Flight Ways incorporates the particularities of real animals... 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...