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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...


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?...


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 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...


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.


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...


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...


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...


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.


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Ray Eye's Turkey Hunting Bible

by Ray Eye Skyhorse (February 21, 2012)

Legendary turkey hunter Ray Eye provides all of the information you need to know to successfully hunt wild turkeys across the country: how to scout, how and when to call, special tactics for the early season,...


The Ohio Wildlife Encyclopedia

by Scott Shupe Skyhorse (May 29, 2018)

Ohio’s wildlife has always played an important role in the history of human beings inhabiting the state. Native Americans depended on birds, mammals, and fish for sustenance and the state’s first Europeans...


The Puffin Diaries

by Rich Shapiro Grosvenor House Publishing (November 16, 2018)

Have you ever wanted to take a sabbatical from work and go travelling? ‘Reading these stories again takes me back immediately to the windswept green hills of Rum, the howling huskies of Greenland and the far-off...


Warblers & Woodpeckers

by Sneed B. Collard Iii Mountaineers Books (August 17, 2018)

“In the grandest sense, the Big Year is more than just a game. Though few mortals will ever tackle the endeavor, most of us can appreciate the decision to follow a passion to its outer limits. Dedicating a...


Helping Orphaned or Injured Wild Birds

by Diane Scarazzini Storey Publishing, LLC (January 08, 1999)

To Help or Not to Help?

When faced with an injured bird or orphaned nestling, most people want to help but don’t know how – and also fear doing more harm than good.  In fact, many wild birds that appear...


Poultry Breeds

by Carol Ekarius Storey Publishing, LLC (November 29, 2016)

Poultry Breeds is a fresh field guide of feathered friends with stunning photos highlighting the beauty and unique attributes of 104 chicken, duck, goose, and turkey breeds. Each profile outlines the bird’s...


Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

by Carol Ekarius Storey Publishing, LLC (July 18, 2016)

More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. From the Manx Rumpy to the Redcap and the Ancona duck to his Aylesbury...


Birding at the Bridge

by Heather Wolf The Experiment (June 14, 2016)

Bright lights, big city, and . . . birds?

The Brooklyn Bridge once overshadowed a decaying industrial waterfront, but today it points the way to a new green oasis: Brooklyn Bridge Park. When avid birder Heather...


Grow a Hummingbird Garden

by Dale Evva Gelfand Storey Publishing, LLC (January 04, 1997)

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Raising Game Birds

by Mavis Harper & Monty Harper Storey Publishing, LLC (January 11, 1984)

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Free-Range Chicken Gardens

by Jessi Bloom & Kate Baldwin Timber Press (March 21, 2012)

“If your garden fantasies involve chickens, Jessi Bloom is here to make those dreams come true.” —The New York Times

Many gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape. But you can keep chickens...


Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear? 200 birds, 12 months, 1 lapsed birdwatcher

by Lev Parikian Unbound (May 17, 2018)

At twelve years old, Lev Parikian was an avid birdwatcher. He was also a fraud, a liar and a cheat. Those lists of birds seen and ticked off? Lies. One hundred and thirty species? More like sixty.

Then, when...


Endangered and Disappearing Birds of the Midwest

by Matt Williams Indiana University Press (August 01, 2018)

From the birds who wake us in the morning with their cheerful chorus to those who flock to our feeders and brighten a gloomy winter day, birds fascinate us with their lively and interesting behavior and provide...


Bald Eagles In The Wild

by Jeffrey Rich Amherst Media (May 01, 2018)

The majestic Bald Eagle was adopted in 1782 as America’s official bird. It has historically been a symbol of freedom and patriotism in the United States of America, and for good reason. The bird is associated...


Owls In The Wild

by Rob Palmer Amherst Media (May 15, 2018)

Photographer Rob Palmer has a passion for birds of prey and has traveled the world in pursuit of images that capture their amazing beauty and behaviors as the go about their lives in their natural environment....


The Ascent of Birds

by John Reilly Pelagic Publishing (April 16, 2018)

When and where did the ancestors of modern birds evolve? What enabled them to survive the meteoric impact that wiped out the dinosaurs? How did these early birds spread across the globe and give rise to the...


The Birds of Ireland

by Jim Wilson & Mark Carmody The Collins Press (September 04, 2013)

An important tool of a birdwatcher is a good identification guide. Most cover the birds of Europe and few deal exclusively with Ireland. This first photographic identification guide to the birds of Ireland has...


Ireland's Garden Birds

by Oran O'Sullivan & Jim Wilson The Collins Press (March 01, 2017)

An essential companion for bird lovers and gardeners alike since it was first published, this highly successful guide to identifying garden birds has now been fully updated with the latest information and statistics....


Ireland's Birds

by Niall Mac Coitir The Collins Press (September 28, 2015)

Birds have been important symbols in our art and culture for thousands of years. They have inspired poets and painters, and feature in many place names and legends. In this book, Niall Mac Coitir draws together...


Urban Ornithology

by P. A. Buckley, Walter Sedwitz, William J. Norse & John Kieran Comstock Publishing Associates (November 15, 2018)

Urban Ornithology is the first quantitative historical analysis of any New York City natural area’s birdlife and spans the century and a half from 1872 to 2016. Only Manhattan’s Central and Brooklyn’s...


The Life of Buzzards

by Peter Dare Whittles Publishing (March 11, 2016)

This is a much-needed and authoritative account of Common Buzzards gained from extensive studies by the author over 60 years and also from enthusiasts in this country and across northern Europe. The accounts...


A Natural History of Lighthouses

by John A Love Whittles Publishing (May 31, 2016)

This is the story of lightkeepers’ contributions to the natural history of lighthouses in conjunction with the history and maintenance of the manned navigation beacons – their primary function of course...


The Hen Harrier

by Don Scott Whittles Publishing (March 11, 2016)

The hen harrier is one of the iconic species of the bird world and its history is a mix of controversy, persecution, and recent patchy recovery. This book, a dedicated study of the bird in N. Ireland for over...