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    Beaks, Bones, and Bird Songs: How the Struggle for Survival Has Shaped Birds and Their Behavior by Roger Lederer    Bridget Stutchbury Two-Book Bundle: Silence of the Songbirds and The Bird Detective by Bridget Stutchbury    The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds by Richard Crossley    Shrewdunnit: The Nature Files by Conor Mark Jameson    The Joy of Birdwatching by Alan Davies & Ruth Miller    Birdwatching in New York City and on Long Island by Deborah Rivel & Kellye Rosenheim    The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman    Birds of Western Ecuador: A Photographic Guide by Nick Athanas & Paul J. Greenfield    Acoustic Communication in Birds: Song Learning & Its Consequences by Kroodsma    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    A Rage for Falcons: An Alliance Between Man and Bird by Stephen Bodio    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    Grass, Sky, Song: Promise and Peril in the World of Grassland Birds by Trevor Herriot    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

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Beaks, Bones, and Bird Songs: How the Struggle for Survival Has Shaped Birds and Their Behavior

Beaks, Bones, and Bird Songs: How the Struggle for Survival Has Shaped Birds and Their Behavior by Roger LedererBeaks, Bones, and Bird Songs guides the reader through the myriad, and often almost miraculous, things that birds do every day to merely stay alive. Lederer shares how and why birds use their sensory abilities to see ultraviolet, find food without seeing it, fly thousands of miles without stopping, change their songs in noisy cities, navigate by smell, and much more.
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Bridget Stutchbury Two-Book Bundle: Silence of the Songbirds and The Bird Detective

Bridget Stutchbury Two-Book Bundle: Silence of the Songbirds and The Bird Detective by Bridget Stutchbury

A Yale-educated professor of biology, Bridget Stutchbury roams forests studying the social lives and sexual antics of birds, sharing with us the curious reasons for their strange behaviour, bright colouring and elaborate songs.

Migratory songbirds are disappearing at a frightening rate. By some estimates, we may have already lost almost half of the songbirds that filled the skies only 40 years ago. In Silence of the Songbirds, Bridget Stutchbury follows the birds on their 10,000-kilometre migratory journey and looks at the factors most threatening their extinction, from pesticides to the destruction...

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The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds

The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds by Richard Crossley

This stunningly illustrated book from acclaimed birder and photographer Richard Crossley revolutionizes field guide design by providing the first real-life approach to identification. Whether you are a beginner, expert, or anywhere in between, The Crossley ID Guide will vastly improve your ability to identify birds.

Unlike other guides, which provide isolated individual photographs or illustrations, this is the first book to feature large, lifelike scenes for each species. These scenes--640 in all--are composed from more than 10,000 of the author's images showing birds in a wide range of views--near...

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Shrewdunnit: The Nature Files

Shrewdunnit: The Nature Files by Conor Mark Jameson

Brings together the best of the author's newpaper and magazine dispatches, alongside unpublished essays, in a poetic and evocative journal that inspires and delights. Jameson's prose is fresh and in places irreverent, with a hint of mischief and a dash of wit.

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The Joy of Birdwatching

The Joy of Birdwatching by Alan Davies & Ruth MillerThis pocket-sized miscellany, packed with fascinating facts, handy hints, and captivating stories and quotes from the world of birds, is perfect for anyone who knows the incomparable joy of birdwatching.
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Birdwatching in New York City and on Long Island

Birdwatching in New York City and on Long Island by Deborah Rivel & Kellye Rosenheim
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The Genius of Birds

The Genius of Birds by Jennifer AckermanBirds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. Like humans, many birds have enormous brains relative to their size. Although small, bird brains are packed with neurons that allow them to punch well above their weight.

In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores the newly discovered brilliance of birds and how it came about. As she travels around the world to the most cutting-edge frontiers of research??" the distant laboratories of Barbados...

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Birds of Western Ecuador: A Photographic Guide

Birds of Western Ecuador: A Photographic Guide by Nick Athanas & Paul J. Greenfield

Western Ecuador is famed for its astonishingly diverse birdlife, from colorful hummingbirds and outrageous toucans to more difficult groups like raptors, flycatchers, and ovenbirds. Here is the ultimate photographic guide to the spectacular birds of this region. Featuring nearly 1,500 stunning color photos of 946 species, this richly detailed and taxonomically sophisticated field guide will help you with even the toughest identification challenges. Species accounts, photos, and color distribution maps appear side by side, making it easier than ever to find what you are looking for, whether you...

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Acoustic Communication in Birds: Song Learning & Its Consequences

Acoustic Communication in Birds: Song Learning & Its Consequences by KroodsmaAcoustic Communication in Birds, Volume 2: Song Learning and Its Consequences investigates acoustic communication in birds, with emphasis on song learning and its consequences. Some issues in the study of bird sounds are discussed, with particular reference to evolutionary considerations. The ontogeny of acoustic behavior in birds is also considered, along with sound production, neural control of song, and auditory perception.

Comprised of nine chapters, this volume begins with an introduction to the nature, extent, and evolution of vocal learning in birds. Several well-documented examples in...

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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.

Based on...
Dick Forsman25 Dec 2015$51.99

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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,...
Roger Safford &
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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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A Rage for Falcons: An Alliance Between Man and Bird

A Rage for Falcons: An Alliance Between Man and Bird by Stephen BodioThus begins the tale by Stephen Bodio, a lover of birds and nature, of the incredible connection between man and birds of prey. Falconry can be traced back over four thousand years and, as Bodio says, “it is amazing that the practice did not die out soon afterward when its first adherents starved."

With a new introduction by Helen MacDonald, A Rage For Falcons not only shares the history of falconry, but shows the personal side in a way only Bodio can share. With masterful prose and breathtaking imagery, you not only understand how falconry has lasted, but why. As Bodio so appropriately notes...

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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...

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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...

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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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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....

North Carolina Birding Trail6 Jun 2015$19.99

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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...

North Carolina Birding Trail6 Jun 2015$19.99

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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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Grass, Sky, Song: Promise and Peril in the World of Grassland Birds

Grass, Sky, Song: Promise and Peril in the World of Grassland Birds by Trevor Herriot

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 and such historical figures as 19th-century botanist John Macoun, the last naturalist to see the Great Plains in its pre-settlement grandeur.

Grass, Sky, Song is a blending of personal experience, history, philosophy and scientific research. Filled...

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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...
Tim Cleeves &
Peter Holden
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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...
Chris Waltho &
John Coulson
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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...

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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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Margaret A. Barker &
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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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