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    Birds of New Guinea: Distribution, Taxonomy, and Systematics by Bruce M. Beehler & Thane K. Pratt    Habitat Selection in Birds by Martin L. Cody    Robins and Chats by Peter Clement    The Hummingbirds of North America, Second Edition by Paul A. Johnsgard    RSPB British Birdfinder by Marianne Taylor    How and Why Do Birds Fly: Bird Books for Kids by Baby Professor    Penguins - Meet Mr. Flappy Feet: Penguin Books for Kids by Baby Professor    Flight Identification of Raptors of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East by Dick Forsman    Birds of Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands by Roger Safford & Adrian Skerrett & Frank Hawkins    Birds of the Carolinas by Eloise F. Potter & James F. Parnell & Robert P. Teulings    The Art and Practice of Hawking by E. B. Michell    Understanding Bird Behaviour by Stephen Moss    RSPB Migration Hotspots: The World's Best Bird Migration Sites by Tim Harris    RSPB Birds: their Hidden World by Peter Holden    Birds of Botswana by Peter Hancock & Ingrid Weiersbye    Storm Petrel and the Owl of Athena by Louis Joseph Halle    Birdsong by the Seasons: A Year of Listening to Birds by Donald Kroodsma    American Kestrel: Pint-Sized Predator by Kate Davis    Understanding Bird Behaviour by Stephen Moss    Spotting and Jotting Guide: Our British Birds by Matt Sewell    Owls: Our Most Charming Bird by Matt Sewell    RSPB Spotlight: Robins by Marianne Taylor    The Urban Birder by David Lindo    Birding for the Curious: The Easiest Way for Anyone to Explore the Incredible World of Birds by Nate Swick    The Armchair Birder's Omnibus Ebook: Includes The Armchair Birder and The Armchair Birder Goes Coastal by John Yow    The North Carolina Birding Trail: Coastal Plain Trail Guide by North Carolina Birding Trail    The North Carolina Birding Trail: Piedmont Trail Guide by North Carolina Birding Trail    The North Carolina Birding Trail: Mountain Trail Guide by North Carolina Birding Trail    Crows: Encounters with the Wise Guys of the Avian World {10th anniversary edition} by Candace Savage    RSPB Handbook of British Birds by Tim Cleeves & Peter Holden    The Common Eider by Chris Waltho & John Coulson    Birds: ID Insights: Identifying the More Difficult Birds of Britain by Dominic Couzens    Tales of Remarkable Birds by Dominic Couzens    The Singing Life of Birds: The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong by Donald Kroodsma    Birding Hot Spots of Santa Fe, Taos, and Northern New Mexico by Judith Liddell & Barbara Hussey    Birds in the Ancient World from A to Z by W. Geoffrey Arnott    Feeding Wild Birds in America: Culture, Commerce, and Conservation by Paul J. Baicich & Margaret A. Barker & Carrol L. Henderson    The Birds of the Iberian Peninsula by Eduardo de Juana & Ernest Garcia    Bill Oddie's Little Black Bird Book by Bill Oddie    Basic Texas Birds: A Field Guide by Mark W. Lockwood    The Audubon Reader by John James Audubon    Barn Owl: Encounters in the Wild by Jim Crumley    RSPB Seabirds by Marianne Taylor    A Photographic Guide to the Birds of India: And the Indian Subcontinent, Including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutanh, Bangladesh, Sri Lan by Bikram Grewal    The Prairie Falcon by Stanley H. Anderson & John R. Squires    The Bald Eagle: Haunts and Habits of a Wilderness Monarch by Jon M. Gerrard & Gary R. Bortolotti    Aloft: A Meditation on Pigeons & Pigeon-Flying by Stephen Bodio    Birds and Other Wildlife of South Central Texas: A Handbook by Edward A. Kutac & S. Christopher Caran    Under a Wild Sky: John James Audubon and the Making of the Birds of America by William Souder    The Eagle's Way: Nature's New Frontier in a Northern Landscape by Jim Crumley

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Birds of New Guinea: Distribution, Taxonomy, and Systematics

Birds of New Guinea: Distribution, Taxonomy, and Systematics by Bruce M. Beehler & Thane K. Pratt

New Guinea, the largest tropical island, supports a spectacular bird fauna characterized by cassowaries, megapodes, pigeons, parrots, kingfishers, and owlet-nightjars, as well as the iconic birds of paradise and bowerbirds. Of the nearly 800 species of birds recorded from New Guinea, more than 350 are found nowhere else on Earth. This comprehensive annotated checklist of distribution, taxonomy, and systematics of the birds of New Guinea is the first formal review of this avifauna since Ernst Mayr's Checklist, published in 1941. This new book brings together all the systematic, taxonomic, and...

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Habitat Selection in Birds

Habitat Selection in Birds by Martin L. CodyThe present book is divided into several parts. An introductory chapter serves to make the reader aware of the diversity of the subject of habitat selection in birds. Many if the various aspects of habitat selection introduced in the first chapter are developed in subsequent chapters, and thus it serves to some extent as an overview of the subject and as a "lead-in" to subsequent work.
Martin L. Cody1 Feb 2016$93.95

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Robins and Chats

Robins and Chats by Peter ClementThis authoritative handbook, part of the Helm Identification Guides series, looks in detail at the world's 170 species of robins and chats. This large family of small passerines was formerly considered to be part of the thrush family (Turdidae), but is now usually treated as a separate family, Muscicapidae, together with the Old World flycatchers. The vast majority of species are Eurasian or African, with only a handful of species straying into the New World or Australasia. The Australian Robins, although superficially similar, have long been regarded as a separate family.
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The Hummingbirds of North America, Second Edition

The Hummingbirds of North America, Second Edition by Paul A. JohnsgardSwift and iridescent, hummingbirds are found only in the New World, and encompass an amazing variety of specializations. No other family of birds can lay claim to so many superlatives, including smallest size, most rapid wingbeat, and most specialized plumages. While many species can be attracted to feeding stations and backyard flower gardens, others can be found only in the wild.

Paul A. Johnsgard's Hummingbirds of North America is the only book devoted to the identification, distribution, and biology -- both individual and comparative -- of all hummingbirds that breed in North America. First...

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RSPB British Birdfinder

RSPB British Birdfinder by Marianne TaylorA species-by-species guide that shows you how to find and watch
more than 250 species of birds that can be seen in Britain. Some are
common; others are rare migrants or scarce breeding books, but this book
will tell you the best places to see and watch all of them.
Marianne Taylor15 Jan 2016$13.99

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How and Why Do Birds Fly: Bird Books for Kids

How and Why Do Birds Fly: Bird Books for Kids by Baby ProfessorLearn about the aerodynamics in birds that once led to the creation of our modern-day aircraft. This picture book will teach you the howÕs and whyÕs of flight. With complex information broken down into bits that are more easily understood, your child will surely ?'soar?" to the great heights of knowledge soon. Grab a copy to
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Penguins - Meet Mr. Flappy Feet: Penguin Books for Kids

Penguins - Meet Mr. Flappy Feet: Penguin Books for Kids by Baby ProfessorPenguins are fantastic creatures. They have a unique familial system, wherein the mother hunts for food while the father warms the egg. What's even more interesting is how they find a partner and "marry" that person for life. Turn the pages of this book for many more interesting facts on penguins. Buy a copy today!
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Flight Identification of Raptors of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Flight Identification of Raptors of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East by Dick ForsmanRaptors are notoriously hard to identify, even if seen well, and represent perhaps the ultimate ID challenge for birders.

This book is the ultimate flight-identification guide for the raptors of the Western Palaearctic, covering Europe, North Africa, the Middle East (including Arabia) to Central Asia. It provides identification information for all 60 species that regularly occur in the region. going to subspecific level wherever needed. The text covers every plumage and age in detail, with each species account accompanied by a range of photographs covering all the principal plumages.

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Birds of Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands

Birds of Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands by Roger Safford & Adrian Skerrett & Frank HawkinsThe Malagasy region contains one of the most extraordinary concentrations of biodiversity in the world. Its recognition as a zoogeographic region in its own right has recently been confirmed and, all taxa combined, the region was found to hold the second most distinct assemblage of vertebrates in the world after the Australian region, despite being the smallest of them all.
This new field guide in the Helm Field Guides series covers the whole of the Malagasy region, which comprises the unique island of Madagascar and the various islands and archipelagos of the Indian Ocean including the Seychelles,...
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Birds of the Carolinas

Birds of the Carolinas by Eloise F. Potter & James F. Parnell & Robert P. TeulingsThe well-loved standard reference for bird-watchers and nature lovers in North Carolina and South Carolina, Birds of the Carolinas collects information on all avian species known to have occurred in the region since 1900. This thoroughly revised second edition describes more than 460 individual species, including more than 60 new species that have been recorded since the publication of the first edition in 1980. Updated entries for all species reflect the current status of bird life as well as major changes in taxonomy and nomenclature. Each species account indicates when and where the bird...
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The Art and Practice of Hawking

The Art and Practice of Hawking by E. B. MichellThis vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to the art of hawking, with information on training, game-hawking, equipment, care and management, nutrition, handling, history, and much more. Based on the author's thirty years hawking experience, this timeless manual contains everything a beginner might need to know on the subject, and will also include information of value to those with more experience. Contents include: "History and Literature", "The Birds Used in Hawking", "Furniture and Fittings", "Eyesses and Hack Hawks", "Passage Hawks", "Training and Entering", "Rook-Hawking", "Game-Hawking",...
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Understanding Bird Behaviour

Understanding Bird Behaviour by Stephen MossThe way birds behave is one of the vital keys to accurate identification and this book provides the experienced instruction needed to understand and get the most out of watching birds. The guide covers all the fundamental types of bird behaviour, including movement, feeding, breeding, migration, navigation, distribution, range, life and death, all of which are illustrated with beautiful photographs. There is a whole section dedicated to the behaviour of different species groups, from divers and grebes through to sparrows, buntings and finches.
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RSPB Migration Hotspots: The World's Best Bird Migration Sites

RSPB Migration Hotspots: The World's Best Bird Migration Sites by Tim HarrisEach spring and autumn hundreds of millions of birds - wildfowl, shorebirds, raptors, and passerines - migrate between higher and lower latitudes, or in some cases between high latitudes in the northern hemisphere and high latitudes in the southern hemisphere. In a handful of places around the world, a combination of geography, topography and climate combine to funnel migrant birds into narrow fronts, leading to migration hotspots, places where, for a few days each year, birds seem to be everywhere. The sight of thousands upon thousands of birds is one of nature's greatest wildlife spectacles....
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RSPB Birds: their Hidden World

RSPB Birds: their Hidden World by Peter HoldenThis lively and attractive new book aims to give readers a broad understanding of 'how
birds work' from their physical make-up to courtship and breeding,
social activity and their spread and travels.
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Birds of Botswana

Birds of Botswana by Peter Hancock & Ingrid Weiersbye

Here is the ultimate field guide to Botswana??s stunningly diverse birdlife. Covering all 597 species recorded to date, Birds of Botswana features more than 1,200 superb color illustrations, detailed species accounts, seasonality and breeding bars, and a color distribution map for each species. Drawing on the latest regional and national data, the book highlights the best birding areas in Botswana, provides helpful tips on where and when to see key species, and depicts special races and morphs specific to Botswana. This is the first birding guide written by a Botswana-based ornithologist and...

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Storm Petrel and the Owl of Athena

Storm Petrel and the Owl of Athena by Louis Joseph Halle

The first part of this book describes a wide variety of seabirds from the author's personal observation and knowledge of their ways; the second offers reflective essays on the general theme of birds in their relation to man.

Originally published in 1970.

The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton...

Louis Joseph Halle19 Oct 2015$37.50

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Birdsong by the Seasons: A Year of Listening to Birds

Birdsong by the Seasons: A Year of Listening to Birds by Donald KroodsmaBirdsong by the Seasons is a celebration of birdsong from January through December. The stories begin with a pileated woodpecker on New Year's Day; they unfold through the year, covering limpkins and scrub-jays in February in Florida, prairie birds in May, Scarlet Tanagers in July, and ending with a chorus of singing birds in Massachusetts just before Christmas. Readers get inside the mind of a scientist and see how answers only lead to more questions. Kroodsma provides a unique experience: with his gentle guidance, the pairing of sonagrams with the audio makes birdsong accessible and fascinating....
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American Kestrel: Pint-Sized Predator

American Kestrel: Pint-Sized Predator by Kate Davis

Colorful, noisy, and brash, the American Kestrel is the most endearing of North America's raptors. With its vivid rufous and blue-gray plumage, peppered with dashes of black and white, this bird of prey is instantly recognizable to both novice and expert bird watchers, whether it'sdiving for an insect on the wing or hovering over an open field while hunting for mice. The American Kestrel's distinctive call, readily heard from miles away, is another identifier that makes this predator more noticeable than others. There's no mistaking its klee, klee, klee, from which it received the nickname "killy...

Kate Davis30 Sep 2015$9.99

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Understanding Bird Behaviour

Understanding Bird Behaviour by Stephen MossThe way birds behave is one of the vital keys to accurate identification and this book provides the experienced instruction needed to understand and get the most out of watching birds. The guide covers all the fundamental types of bird behaviour, including movement, feeding, breeding, migration, navigation, distribution, range, life and death, all of which are illustrated with beautiful photographs. There is a whole section dedicated to the behaviour of different species groups, from divers and grebes through to sparrows, buntings and finches.
Stephen Moss28 Sep 2015$14.99

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Spotting and Jotting Guide: Our British Birds

Spotting and Jotting Guide: Our British Birds by Matt SewellThere is nothing better than spotting a bird you have never seen before, so here is a handy way of keeping all your jottings in check. In Matt Sewell's much-loved pop art style, and small enough to pop in your pocket, Our Garden Birds: Spotting and Jotting is the perfect accessory for bird-seekers and nature-lovers alike. Replicated in stunning watercolours and true-to-life, discover wild and wonderful birds from Greenfinches to Goldcrests, Blackcaps and Collared doves. So, grab your binoculars and start spotting and jotting your favourite feathered friends.
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Owls: Our Most Charming Bird

Owls: Our Most Charming Bird by Matt SewellAn enchanting illustrated guide to owl species of the world.

In this beautiful and highly giftable art book, artist and ornithologist Matt Sewell captures 50 species of the world's most evocative bird: the owl. Using pop-art watercolors and accompanied by witty and irreverent descriptions, Sewell expresses the individual characters of owls as never before. From tiny elf owls to huge Eurasian eagle owls, from the haunting barn owl to the elegant great horned owl, these wise, magical birds are otherworldly in their striking colors and stature. It's not just birdwatchers who are obsessed: Owls are...

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RSPB Spotlight: Robins

RSPB Spotlight: Robins by Marianne TaylorTheir melodious voices, bright red breasts and cheeky attitudes have always endeared Robins to the public, but how much do we really know about these familiar garden visitors. The characteristic image of a Robin on a spade handle is actually a consequence of their keen territorial instincts - males are often to be seen seeking a favourable lookout post. Despite their cute appearance, Robins are aggressively territorial and because they hold their territories all year round, Robins are one of the only UK birds that can still be heard singing in our gardens on Christmas Day, which has perhaps...
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The Urban Birder

The Urban Birder by David LindoAnyone can become an Urban Birder. You can do it anywhere and any time, whether you've got the day to spare, on your way to work, during your lunch break or just looking out of a window. Look up and you will see.

The book is an inspirational look at the birdlife in our cities, or more accurately, the author's personal journey of discovery involving encounters with racism, air rifle-toting youths, girls, alcohol, music, finding urban wildlife oases and of course, birds.

David Lindo's story is entertaining and sometimes controversial, but the one guarantee is that the reader will be left feeling...

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Birding for the Curious: The Easiest Way for Anyone to Explore the Incredible World of Birds

Birding for the Curious: The Easiest Way for Anyone to Explore the Incredible World of Birds by Nate Swick

This book isn't just for birders. It's also for the huge audience of people who hike, maybe have bird feeders, and generally enjoy nature. With this book, the naturalist will discover an incredible and rewarding new adventure in the beautiful world of birds.
The book is packed with easy and fun activities and information about birds, how to find them and their part in the nature around us. The information in this book will not only help you identify and learn more about birds, but you'll have a blast doing it.
Nate Swick, member of the American Birding Association, has compiled chapters upon...

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The Armchair Birder's Omnibus Ebook: Includes The Armchair Birder and The Armchair Birder Goes Coastal

The Armchair Birder's Omnibus Ebook: Includes The Armchair Birder and The Armchair Birder Goes Coastal by John YowAvailable for the first time together in this Omnibus E-Book, The Armchair Birder's Omnibus brings together both of John Yow's delightful books into one convenient e-book.

While birding literature is filled with tales of expert observers spotting rare species in exotic locales, John Yow reminds us in The Armchair Birder, that the most fascinating birds can be the ones perched right outside our windows. In thirty-five engaging and sometimes irreverent vignettes, Yow reveals the fascinating lives of the birds we see nearly every day. Following the seasons, he covers forty-two species, discussing...

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The North Carolina Birding Trail: Coastal Plain Trail Guide

The North Carolina Birding Trail: Coastal Plain Trail Guide by North Carolina Birding TrailNorth Carolina harbors an incredible diversity of habitats that provide food and shelter for more than 440 bird species throughout the year, making the state a destination for birders and nature lovers. The North Carolina Birding Trail is a driving trail linking birders and tourists with great birding sites across the state and the local communities in which they are found.

The first of three regional guides, the Coastal Plain Trail Guide presents 102 birding destinations east of Interstate 95. The spiral-bound volume features maps, detailed site descriptions, and color photographs throughout....

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The North Carolina Birding Trail: Piedmont Trail Guide

The North Carolina Birding Trail: Piedmont Trail Guide by North Carolina Birding TrailNorth Carolina harbors an incredible diversity of habitats that provide food and shelter for more than 440 bird species throughout the year, making the state a destination for birders and nature lovers. The North Carolina Birding Trail is a driving trail linking birders and tourists with great birding sites across the state and the local communities in which they are found.

The second of three regional guides, the Piedmont Trail Guide presents 103 premier birding destinations in the North Carolina piedmont, most within an easy drive of the state's urban centers, between Charlotte on the west...

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The North Carolina Birding Trail: Mountain Trail Guide

The North Carolina Birding Trail: Mountain Trail Guide by North Carolina Birding TrailNorth Carolina harbors an incredible diversity of habitats that provide food and shelter for more than 440 bird species throughout the year, making the state a destination for birders and nature lovers. The North Carolina Birding Trail is a driving trail linking birders and tourists with great birding sites across the state and the local communities in which they are found.

The third of three regional guides, the Mountain Trail Guide presents 105 premier birding destinations in the North Carolina mountains, from the Tennessee border in the west to Interstate 77 in the east. The spiral-bound volume...

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Crows: Encounters with the Wise Guys of the Avian World {10th anniversary edition}

Crows: Encounters with the Wise Guys of the Avian World {10th anniversary edition} by Candace SavageThis revised and expanded edition of Candace Savage's best-selling book about ravens and crows is enhanced by additional paintings, drawings, and photos, as well as a fascinating selection of first-person stories and poems about remarkable encounters with crows. In one story, a pack of crows brilliantly thwarts an attack by a Golden Eagle; in another, a mischievous crow rescues the author from grief. And in a third piece, after nursing a battered baby crow back to health until it flies off with other crows, Louise Erdrich hauntingly describes her altered awareness as she listens for the “dark...
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RSPB Handbook of British Birds

RSPB Handbook of British Birds by Tim Cleeves & Peter HoldenRSPB Handbook of British Birds ? the bestselling guide of its kind, covering a total of 272 British species ? just got even better.

This enhanced epub version of the fourth edition of the book ? featuring songs and calls ? is set to change birding, forever.

Optimised for tablets, it features the Handbook in crisp, clear high-resolution. Its pages contain 1,200 colour illustrations, plus seven comparison spreads, with comprehensive text on identification, habitats, food, breeding and conservation, and accurate range maps. In addition, the epub edition features songs, calls and other sounds from...
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The Common Eider

The Common Eider by Chris Waltho & John CoulsonA common sight around the more northerly shores of the British Isles, the Common Eider is the largest duck in the northern hemisphere. The eider is particularly well adapted to cold-water environments; the insulating properties of eider down are iconic. The species is taxonomically interesting, with a range of well-marked subspecies reflecting the patterns of ice coverage during ancient glaciations, and these ducks have also provided the focus for a number of important behavioural studies, especially on feeding ecology and energy budgets.

Eiders have a long association with humans, and have deep...
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Birds: ID Insights: Identifying the More Difficult Birds of Britain

Birds: ID Insights: Identifying the More Difficult Birds of Britain by Dominic CouzensBirds: ID Insights is ideal for birders at all levels. Its unique layout, comparing the plumages of similar pairs and groups of species, makes it perfect for identifying the more difficult birds found in Britain and other parts of north-west Europe. It has more images showing how to age birds than any comparable guide.

The book is based on a long-running series of identification features in Bird Watching magazine. Author Dominic Couzens and artist David Nurney have spent years compiling the field notes and artworks for this series, and here their efforts are drawn together and made complete in...
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Tales of Remarkable Birds

Tales of Remarkable Birds by Dominic CouzensThroughout the bird world, examples of strange and seemingly inexplicable behaviours abound. For example:

Why do Male Fairywrens bring flowers to females as a nuptial gift in the pre-dawn darkness? Especially when the gift-givers are not the official mates of the females concerned, but visitors, and furthermore they may give these gifts in full view of the official mate.
Why do gangs of White-winged Choughs 'kidnap' their neighbours' fledglings and them keep them in their 'gang'.
Which bird is so big, strong and fierce that stories abound of it killing humans? This book looks at accounts of...
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The Singing Life of Birds: The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong

The Singing Life of Birds: The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong by Donald KroodsmaListen to birds sing as you've never listened before, as the world-renowned birdsong expert Donald Kroodsma takes you on personal journeys of discovery and intrigue.

Read stories of wrens and robins, thrushes and thrashers, warblers and whip-poor-wills, bluebirds and cardinals, and many more birds. Learn how each acquires its songs, how songs vary from bird to bird and place to place, how some birds' singing is especially beautiful or ceaseless or complex, how some do not sing at all, how the often quiet female has the last word, and why.

Hear a baby wren and the author's own daughter babble as...

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Birding Hot Spots of Santa Fe, Taos, and Northern New Mexico

Birding Hot Spots of Santa Fe, Taos, and Northern New Mexico by Judith Liddell & Barbara HusseyIn their second guide to birding in New Mexico, Judy Liddell and Barbara Hussey share their experiences and intimate knowledge of the best places to find birds in and around Santa Fe and other areas in northern New Mexico.

Following the same format as their book on the Albuquerque area, the authors describe 32 sites organized by geographic regions. Along with a general description of each area, the authors list target birds; explain where and when to look for them; give driving directions; provide information about public transportation, parking, fees, restrooms, food, and lodging; and give...
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Birds in the Ancient World from A to Z

Birds in the Ancient World from A to Z by W. Geoffrey ArnottBirds in the Ancient World from A to Z gathers together the ancient information available, listing all the names that ancient Greeks gave their birds and all their descriptions and analyses. W. Geoffrey Arnott identifies as many of them as possible in the light of modern ornithological studies.

The ancient Greek bird names are transliterated into English script, and all that the ancients said about birds is presented in English. This book is accordingly the first complete discussion of ancient bird names that will be accessible to readers without ancient Greek.

The only large-scale examination...

W. Geoffrey Arnott28 Jan 2015$54.95

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Feeding Wild Birds in America: Culture, Commerce, and Conservation

Feeding Wild Birds in America: Culture, Commerce, and Conservation by Paul J. Baicich & Margaret A. Barker & Carrol L. HendersonToday, according to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, more than fifty million Americans feed birds around their homes, and over the last sixty years, billions of pounds of birdseed have filled millions of feeders in backyards everywhere. Feeding Wild Birds in America tells why and how a modest act of provision has become such a pervasive, popular, and often passionate aspect of people's lives.

Each chapter provides details on one or more bird-feeding development or trend including the "discovery" of seeds, the invention of different kinds of feeders, and the creation of new companies. Also woven...
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The Birds of the Iberian Peninsula

The Birds of the Iberian Peninsula by Eduardo de Juana & Ernest GarciaThe Iberian Peninsula is one of Europe's most ornithologically varied regions offering a host of regional specialities. It includes famous birding hotspots such as the Coto Dona?a wetlands, mountainous areas such as the Picos de Europa and the Pyrenees, the Mediterranean cork and holm oak forests of the southwest, the migration crossroads of the Strait of Gibraltar and the steppe-like plains of Extremadura and Alentejo. Large numbers of birders from around Europe visit the region to see this wealth of winged wildlife, but to date there has been no comprehensive regional avifauna in English....
Eduardo de Juana &
Ernest Garcia
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Bill Oddie's Little Black Bird Book

Bill Oddie's Little Black Bird Book by Bill OddieBird-watchers are tense, competitive, selfish, shifty, dishonest, distrusting, boorish, pedantic, unsentimental, arrogant and – above all – envious'. So says Bill Oddie, and he should know! It's a tough environment out there on marsh and moorland, and this scurrilous little classic is a must for all devoted birders and twitchers (and as Bill relates, there is a mighty difference!). With years of hard-earned experience, Bill dares to say all the things that other b's and t's will recognize as true but which they have never dared to own up or admit to, even to themselves. Whether discussing the...
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Basic Texas Birds: A Field Guide

Basic Texas Birds: A Field Guide by Mark W. LockwoodFinding all the birds in Texas can be a lifetime pursuit. Basic Texas Birds, an easy-to-use field guide, will help you identify over 180 species of birds that are found across the state, including a selection of the rarer "Texas specialties" that draw birders to Texas from around the world. These are the birds that form the basis of a birder's life list for Texas. Basic Texas Birds is organized by bird families to aid in identifying any bird you see in the wild. It is loaded with resources, including: 200 full-color, close-up photos of the birds State-of-the-art range maps-the most accurate...
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The Audubon Reader

The Audubon Reader by John James Audubon

This unprecedented anthology of John James Audubon's lively and colorful writings about the American wilderness reintroduces the great artist and ornithologist as an exceptional American writer, a predecessor to Thoreau, Emerson, and Melville.

Audubon's award-winning biographer, Richard Rhodes, has gathered excerpts from his journals, letters, and published works, and has organized them to appeal to general readers. Rhodes's unobtrusive commentary frames a wide range of selections, including Audubon's vivid "bird biographies," correspondence with his devoted wife, Lucy, journal accounts of dramatic...

John James Audubon9 Jan 2015$27.50

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Barn Owl: Encounters in the Wild

Barn Owl: Encounters in the Wild by Jim CrumleyRenowned nature writer Jim Crumley gets up close and personal with some of Britain's most iconic and loved animals – here, the barn owl.?The Encounters in the Wild series not only offers insights into their extraordinary lives, but also considers the conservation efforts to protect them and how the future looks for these much loved animals.
Jim Crumley2 Dec 2014$7.28

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RSPB Seabirds

RSPB Seabirds by Marianne TaylorSeabirds are the living links between land, air and sea. They enjoy a freedom that even humans, with all our technological assistance, can barely imagine. Many species travel mind-boggling distances across the length and breadth of our planet before returning to land to breed in large, deafening and confusingly crowded colonies. Yet within this commotion each mated pair forms a bond of extreme closeness and tenderness that survives separation each winter and may persist for decades.
The long and geologically varied coastline of the British Isles provides homes for internationally important numbers...
Marianne Taylor30 Nov 2014$23.99

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A Photographic Guide to the Birds of India: And the Indian Subcontinent, Including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutanh, Bangladesh, Sri Lan

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of India: And the Indian Subcontinent, Including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutanh, Bangladesh, Sri Lan by Bikram GrewalPeriplus is proud to present the first comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of the Indian subcontinent. This ebook offers over 800 species and distinct sub-species and contains over 1,000 full-color photographs. Each species has a distribution map. Many of the photographs in this magnificent volume appear for the first time and have been carefully selected to show the most important features of the species illustrated. In several cases, different plumages or flight shots are included. The concise text provided vital information on the plumages, voice and habits of each species covered...
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The Prairie Falcon

The Prairie Falcon by Stanley H. Anderson & John R. SquiresSkillful hunters beautiful in flight, Prairie Falcons inhabit the rocky cliffs of the American West. These raptors range from southern Canada and northern North Dakota to Baja California, Arizona, New Mexico, western and northern Texas, and southeastern Coahuila, Mexico. This is the first book for a wide audience devoted exclusively to the Prairie Falcon. Stanley Anderson and John Squires cover all aspects of the falcon's life history from mating and rearing young to hunting behaviors and the yearly migration cycle. They provide complete descriptive characteristics for identifying Prairie Falcons...
Stanley H. Anderson &
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The Bald Eagle: Haunts and Habits of a Wilderness Monarch

The Bald Eagle: Haunts and Habits of a Wilderness Monarch by Jon M. Gerrard & Gary R. BortolottiThe Bald Eagle is a comprehensive description of the morphology, behavior, flight patterns, hunting, migration, nesting, development, and growth of bald eagles.
Jon M. Gerrard &
Gary R. Bortolotti
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Aloft: A Meditation on Pigeons & Pigeon-Flying

Aloft: A Meditation on Pigeons & Pigeon-Flying by Stephen BodioThe humble pigeon is anything but “common" to those who know the true nature of these birds. This bird is so enamored by some that, for over six thousand years, people have devoted themselves to the art of pigeon flying and pigeon breeding. Across the world, from the cities of America to China, enthusiasts have lovingly nurtured their flocks, creating thousands of breeds from small to large, and admired their beauty in every shape and size: pigeons with crests and frills, those who fly and those who can't.

Stephen Bodio draws readers in with resounding prose and a captivating portrayal of one...

Stephen Bodio23 Nov 2014$19.95

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Birds and Other Wildlife of South Central Texas: A Handbook

Birds and Other Wildlife of South Central Texas: A Handbook by Edward A. Kutac & S. Christopher CaranNature takes a surprising turn in the heart of Texas. The flat Gulf Coastal Plains, which become the fertile Blackland Prairies in Central Texas, end abruptly at the Balcones Escarpment, one of the state's most dramatic geological features, and the rolling, more sparsely vegetated Hill Country begins. The animal life varies as dramatically as the land. More than 400 species of birds alone, nearly three-fourths of all Texas birds, can be spotted in the region. This handbook offers a concise natural history of Central Texas and a complete checklist of all native and naturalized vertebrate animals,...
Edward A. Kutac &
S. Christopher Caran
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Under a Wild Sky: John James Audubon and the Making of the Birds of America

Under a Wild Sky: John James Audubon and the Making of the Birds of America by William SouderJohn James Audubon is renowned for his masterpiece of natural history and art, The Birds of America, the first nearly comprehensive survey of the continent's birdlife. And yet few people understand, and many assume incorrectly, what sort of man he was. How did the illegitimate son of a French sea captain living in Haiti, who lied both about his parentage and his training, rise to become one of the greatest natural historians ever and the greatest name in ornithology? In Under a Wild Sky this Pulitzer Prize finalist, William Souder reveals that Audubon did not only compose the most famous depictions...
William Souder22 Nov 2014$18.00

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The Eagle's Way: Nature's New Frontier in a Northern Landscape

The Eagle's Way: Nature's New Frontier in a Northern Landscape by Jim Crumley“The best nature writer working in Britain today." – The Los Angeles Times. Eagles, more than any other bird, spark our imaginations. These magnificent creatures encapsulate the majesty and wildness of Scottish nature. But change is afoot for the eagles of Scotland: the golden eagles are now sharing the skies with sea eagles after a successful reintroduction programme. In ‘The Eagle's Way', Jim Crumley exploits his years of observing these spectacular birds to paint an intimate portrait of their lives and how they interact with each other and the Scottish landscape. Combining passion, beautifully...
Jim Crumley19 Nov 2014$11.65

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