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The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom takes the reader on a fascinating voyage into well and less known groups of animals: simple organisms, echinoderms, insects, arachnids, mollusks, crustaceans, fishes,...


RSPB Seabirds

by Marianne Taylor & David Tipling Bloomsbury Publishing (December 18, 2014)

Seabirds 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...


Pocket Guide To Garden Birds

by Nigel Blake Bloomsbury Publishing (September 25, 2014)

This compact title is an essential guide to every aspect of the subject, from when and what to feed the birds to building bird tables and nest boxes and planting a garden that will provide nesting, feeding and...


RSPB Spotlight: Puffins

by Euan Dunn Bloomsbury Publishing (April 24, 2014)

Enduringly popular, Puffins are perhaps our most iconic species of bird, and are the most immediately identifiable of seabirds with their decorative bills and clown-like gait. Yet when they take to the air they...


The Helm Guide to Bird Identification

by Keith Vinicombe & Alan Harris Bloomsbury Publishing (March 27, 2014)

This ebook covers difficult identification issues by looking at tricky species pairs or groups of birds, and comparing and contrasting their respective features. Designed as a field companion, it supplements...


Hardworking Cats

by Lisa Kerber & John Ungar Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

An ode to the feline in your life, Hardworking Cats shows cats are much less lazy than we give them credit for. It’s not all just sleeping in sunspots, curling up on laps, and looking adorable. Our cats are...


Ravens in Winter

by Bernd Heinrich Simon & Schuster (October 07, 2014)

“One of the most interesting discoveries I’ve seen in animal sociobiology in years.” E.O. Wilson

Why do ravens, generally understood to be solitary creatures, share food between each other during winter?...


Dog Quotes: Proverbs, Quotes & Quips

by Amy Morford Mojo Enterprises (November 22, 2013)

Dog Quotes: Proverbs, Quotes & Quips is a bountiful treasure trove of over 250 popular proverbs, insightful quotes and cunning quips. Filled with beloved popular sentiments and lesser known gems of dog-loving...


Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

by John Pickrell Columbia University Press (September 16, 2014)

The discovery of stunning, feathered dinosaur fossils coming out of China since 2006 suggests that these creatures were much more bird-like than paleontologists previously imagined. Further evidence—bones,...


Aloft

by Stephen Bodio & Sy Montgomery Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

The 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...


Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction

by Thom van Dooren Columbia University Press (May 13, 2014)

A leading figure in the emerging field of extinction studies, Thom van Dooren puts philosophy into conversation with the natural sciences and his ethnographic encounters to vivify the cultural and ethical significance...


The Wolves of Alaska: A Fact-based Saga

by Jim Rearden Alaska Northwest Books (January 14, 2014)

Alaska has announced that wolves are to be killed on the Tanana Flats near Fairbanks to allow a moose population to rebuild. A pretty Boston school teacher, representing an animal rights organization, arrives...


The Backyard Chicken Book

by H. Lee Schwanz Skyhorse (April 01, 2014)

A small flock of poultry can supply all of the eggs your family needs during the year. And, after your hens have completed their egg-laying days, there will be meat for barbecuing or roasting. Luckily, a small...


Laughter, The Best Medicine: Those Lovable Pets

by Editors of Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (February 02, 2012)

People are funny, but so are the animals we love-and our day-to-day relationships with them can be even more entertaining. Dogs and cats obviously rule the comedic roost, but parrots, parakeets, and other talking...


Birds of Ontario (Vol. 1)

by J. Murray Speirs & Robert Bateman Natural Heritage (June 30, 1985)

Birds of Ontario contains an identification and description of all species, with 344 outstanding colour plates.


Fishing Dogs

by Raymond Coppinger, Peter Pinardi & Nick Lyons Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

If you’re familiar with the world of hunting, you know how important dogs are in the field. Less known, however, is how vital these canines are to fishermen. For many anglers, packing your tackle and wading...


The Burgess Bird Book for Children

by Thornton W. Burgess Dover Publications (April 16, 2012)

Downy the Woodpecker, Spooky the Screech Owl, and other winged creatures tell Peter Cottontail about their migration patterns, calls, nesting habits, and more in this blend of fact and fiction. 32 black-and-white...


Downton Tabby

by Chris Kelly Simon & Schuster (December 03, 2013)

A parody of the worldwide television phenomenon Downton Abbey, with cats.

Downton Tabby is about England’s oldest and finest family of cats in people clothes. With beautiful (and scandalous) photographs and...


Penguin Planet: Their World, Our World

by Kevin Schafer Taylor Trade Publishing (November 16, 2013)

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...


Wordbirds: An Irreverent Lexicon for the 21st Century

by Liesl Schillinger & Elizabeth Zechel Simon & Schuster (October 15, 2013)

This charming and whimsically illustrated book of newly minted words—on politics and the media, love and friendship, work, play, family, fashion, and city life—is “a lexicon of witty neologisms for the...


Requiescat

by Nigel Barley eBookIt.com (September 29, 2013)

Between the two World Wars, the most famous employee of the British Museum was a cat called Mike. For some twenty years, Mike made it his home and his friend was a most irregular Egyptologist, Wallis Budge,...


The Biggle Poultry Book

by Jacob Biggle Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

When Jacob Biggle first published his book on the management of poultry, there were more than 300 million chickens and 30 million other domesticated fowl in the United States. Today, the trend continues with...


Bird Conservation: Evidence for the effects of interventions

by David R. Williams, Robert G. Pople, David A. Showler & Lynn V. Dicks et al. Pelagic Publishing (March 01, 2013)

This book brings together scientific evidence and experience relevant to the practical conservation of wild birds. The authors worked with an international group of bird experts and conservationists to develop...


Extinct for a Reason: A Field Guide to Failimals and Evolosers

by Scott Cooney & Aaron Adler Gallery Books (May 21, 2013)

In the proud tradition of the Center for Failimological Research, an illustrated field guide to animals who’ve become extinct—for good reason—including the Bipolar Bear, Neapolitan Zebra, and Combover...


Shake

by Carli Davidson Harper Design (October 22, 2013)

Original, amusing, and brilliantly documented, Shake is a heartwarming collection of sixty-one beguiling dogs caught in the most candid of moments: mid-shake. This glorious, graphic volume will stop you dead...


The Big, Bad Book of Beasts

by Michael Largo William Morrow Paperbacks (April 16, 2013)

The world's wildest collection of animal knowledge and lore!

Lions, and tigers, and bears . . . and dinosaurs, dragons, and monsters. Oh my!

For hundreds of years, the most popular books in the Western world next...


Birds In the Calendar

by F. G. Aflalo eBookIt.com (March 27, 2013)

THE woodpigeon is many things to many men. To the farmer, who has some claim to priority of verdict, it is a curse, even as the rabbit in Australia, the lemming in Norway, or the locust in Algeria. The tiller...


Stories of Birds

by Lenore E. Mulets eBookIt.com (March 27, 2013)

IN THE SNOW

It was a bright, wintry day. The frost jewels sparkled on the snow. The winds blew cutting cold from the north.

Phyllis, in her scarlet coat and cap, and long, warm leggings, waded in the deepest drifts...


Mar: A Glimpse Into the Natural Life of a Bird

by Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Natural Heritage (April 15, 1986)

Writing with uncanny skill, Louise de Kiriline Lawrence leads us gently into the world of birds. Her perception, intuition and experience give her insights that she here freely shares with us all.


Wolves of the Yukon

by Bob Inc. Hayes eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

This non-fiction book is about a great mountain wilderness where wolves and their prey continue to live in a delicate, natural balance. Using a combination of narrative non-fiction and easy-to-follow essays,...


Take a Good Look Around

by James C. Wofford Hamilton Books (December 28, 2006)

Take a Good Look Around by James C. Wofford, is a book about life in the outdoors. Readers who are used to his books on training horses will find a new side of the author, a side that has rarely surfaced until...


Poems And Rhymes Exploring Animals, Politics, Soldiers, Faith, Love, Addiction And Insanity

by Perry Bsl Ritthaler eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Poetry and Rhymes - Over 50 Beautiful Full Color Illustrations That Will Serenade the Sole of the Caring-Valiant and selfless men and women have fought and died for our country for centuries – and they continue...


Research Is a Passion With Me: The Autobiography of a Bird Lover

by Margaret Morse Nice & Konrad Lorenz Natural Heritage (June 30, 1979)

In her incredibly productive lifetime (1883-1974), American-born ornithologist Margaret Morse Nice earned the admiration of ornithologists and naturalists in far distant lands.


Penguin-Pedia: Photographs and Facts from One Man's Search for the Penguins of the World

by David Inc. Salomon David Salomon (December 18, 2012)

An exhaustive resource for penguin-o-philes, amateur and academic alike, Penguin-Pedia unites careful analysis of the behavior, habitat, reproduction, feeding habits, and population levels of all seventeen penguin...


Birding Indonesia: A Birdwatcher's Guide to the World's largest Archipelago

by Paul Jepson & Rosie Hanh Periplus Editions (December 18, 2012)

Birding Indonesia is a concise field guide to bird-watching in Indonesia

The Indonesian archipelago contains 17% of the world's bird species, of which 381 are found nowhere else on earth. Written by the world's...


Fighting for Birds: 25 years in nature conservation

by Dr. Mark Avery & Chris Packham Pelagic Publishing (July 02, 2012)

Devoted to birds and wildlife since childhood, Mark's early scientific research at Oxford, Aberdeen and the RSPB provided a solid background for his management, ambassadorial, and political lobbying activities...


Birds of Hawaii

by George C. Munro Tuttle Publishing (September 18, 2012)

Birds of Hawaii is a concise guide to Hawaiian birdwatching.

The book is divided into three sections: "Native Birds", "Stray Variants to the Hawaiian Islands" and "Imported Birds." Each bird is identified by...


Gulls (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 139)

by Professor John C. Coulson William Collins (April 04, 2019)

The gull is a familiar sight by the seaside, and one of the most recognisable bird species, but most people know surprisingly little about the lives and habits of these seafaring birds. John C. Coulson remedies...


Lara The Runaway Cat: One cat’s journey to discover home is where the heart is

by Dion Leonard & Sophie Pembroke HarperElement (February 07, 2019)

Lara the Runaway Cat tells the story of Gobi, the loveable pup who followed Dion Leonard across a gruelling 155-mile trek across the Gobi Desert, and her mischievous cat sister, Lara, who runs away from her...


Bird Therapy

by Joe Harkness Unbound (June 13, 2019)

'I can't remember the last book I read that I could say with absolute assurance would save lives. But this one will' Chris Packham

When Joe Harkness suffered a breakdown in 2013, he tried all the things his doctor...


Wildfowl Magazine's  Duck Hunting

by Skip Knowles Skyhorse (October 03, 2017)

Wildfowl Magazine’s Duck Hunting is a compilation of the best stories to ever appear in Wildfowl. It is packed with a wealth of valuable how-to information compiled by the foremost authorities in the sport....


Letters to a Young Pug

by Nancy LeVine & Wilson the Pug Skyhorse (July 04, 2017)

Otto, the sage old pup who taught Wilson the ways of the Tao-te Ching, the ancient Chinese book of wisdom, is finally ready to rest his bones and retire to Boca Raton. Wilson is next in line to take his place...


Catakism

by Jeff Lazarus Skyhorse (November 07, 2017)

Does your cat own you? What has caused us to enthrone cats as the most popular pet on the planet? Why do we devote so much of our time and income to grooming, feeding, coddling, photographing, praising, providing...


The Tao of Pug

by Nancy LeVine & Wilson the Pug Skyhorse (April 04, 2017)

Playful, endearing, and clearly profound, The Tao of Pug looks at the big picture from the eyes of a little dog.

Meet Wilson the Pug, a dog with a great deal of wisdom to share. A much-admired spiritual teacher,...


The Little Red Book of Hunter's Wisdom

by Jay Cassell & Peter Fiduccia Skyhorse (June 20, 2017)

The Little Red Book of Hunter’s Wisdom is packed full of thoughtful and witty quotes on the essence of man and his relationship to the hunt, with all its joys, idiosyncrasies, and challenges. Being a true...


Predation ID Manual

by Kurt Alt & Matthew Eckert Skyhorse (October 17, 2017)

Part of the challenges and rewards of being a field biologist is being able recreate a predation event. But that experience is often difficult and frustrating, as time, weather, and other factors can be make...


The Adorable Circle of Life

by Alex Solis Skyhorse (May 09, 2017)

Savage. Menacing. Ruthless.

Predators get a pretty bad rap. Sure, they prey on helpless animals that never stand a chance, but behind those jagged teeth, powerful jaws, and razor-sharp claws, every predator has...


1001 Hunting Tips

by Lamar Underwood & Nate Matthews Skyhorse (October 17, 2010)

No matter how skilled a hunter you are right now, novice or expert, 1001 Hunting Tips will make you better. Author and outdoorsman Lamar Underwood offers words of wisdom on this adrenaline-filled sport and has...


Things Drunk People Say

by Kathleen Go Skyhorse (July 13, 2013)

Alas! The drunken, muddled words you forgot you said (or wish you could forget) were picked up by barhopping eavesdroppers and are collected here for all to see. The drunk dials, teary-eyed confessions, incoherent...


The Joy of Birding

by Kate Rowinski Skyhorse (February 08, 2011)

More than 50 million birders can’t be wrong. No matter where you live, you have the joy of hearing and seeing birds. This easy-to-use, full-color guide will provide you with the answers. Here you’ll...