de Roger Tory Peterson(Ed. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Isbn : 0395898978
'Comical'. . . 'Adorable'. . .'The little fellow in the dress suit'. . . It is tempting to be anthropomorphic about penguins but they are not little people dressed in feathers. They are . . . dedicated to penguinism, a life molded by the cold impersonal sea, harsh climate, and the crowded colonies in which they reproduce.»Roger Tory Peterson (1908-1997) was the greatest naturalist of the twentieth century. He was also known as King Penguin, and Penguins is his tribute to his favorite family...
Stokes Oriole Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Orioles
de Donald Stokes, Lillian Q. Stokes(Ed. Little Brown and Company) Isbn : 0316816949
'Attract America's most flamboyantly colored migratory birds to your backyard ! Orioles, with their bold orange and black plumage, are among the most beautiful songbirds in North America, and attracting these beloved migratory birds has become a popular pastime. The Stokes Oriole Book contains all the information you need to entice that trademark flash of color to your own yard. With hundreds of beautiful photographs throughout and a wealth of tips and tricks on everything from identification to feeding, the Stokes Oriole Book includes : Advice on how to transform your property into an oriole habitat with nesting sites, nesting materials, wild fruits, and naturally occurring insects Complete information about attracting orioles with feeders. A comprehensive, photographic guide to distingui...
de Andrew Village(Ed. Poyser) Isbn : 0856610542
'Andrew Village's excellent book is readble and scholarly... It will stand the test of time in proving its value as an authoritative account of one of our most successful and attractive birds.»The Guardian Illustrated by Keith Brockie.
de David N. Nettleship, Tim R. Birkhead(Ed. Academic Press Inc) Isbn : 0125156715
'An excellent serious scientific work and one that belongs on the serious birder's library shelf.»--Audubon Life Lines
Birds in Scotland
de Valerie M. Thom(Ed. A C Black Publishers Ltd) Isbn : 0856610402
'All birdwatchers resident in Scotland seem to possess a copy of this book. Visiting birdwatchers would be foolish to venture north of the border without one.' --Habitat
A Field Guide to Birds of the USSR: Including Eastern Europe and Central Asia
de Vladimir Evgenevich Flint(Ed. Princeton University Press) Isbn : 0691082448
'A seminal contribution to world birding.'--Howard Simons, The Washington Post Book World«This field guide, a most satisfactory translation of the earlier Soviet edition, will make life much easier for Western bird-watchers when they seek out the avifauna of eastern Europe, of the Caucasus and Central Asia, of the Siberian tundra and of the Soviet Far East.'--John A. C. Greppin, The Times Literary Supplement
Sparrows of the United States and Canada
de David, Rising, James D. Beadle(Ed. Princeton University Press) Isbn : 0691117470
[A] book that can be carried into the field with ease. This book should turn those 'little brown jobs' into interesting individuals, and is highly recommended for birders who are trying to sort out the members of this challenging family.
Lady Grayl: Owl With a Mission
de Robert W Nero(Ed. Natural Heritage Books) Isbn : 0920474942
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de Frank L. Beebe(Ed. Hancock House Publishers) Isbn : 0888399782
[ FALCONRY MANUAL BY BEEBE, FRANK L.](AUTHOR)PAPERBACK
Birds Off the Perch: Therapy and Training for Your Pet Bird
de Larry Lachman(Ed. Touchstone) Isbn : 0743227042
You love your pet bird, even when he misbehaves, but how can you train him with compassion? Birds off the Perch proves that rewarding good behavior is kinder and more effective than traditional discipline through punishment. This revolutionary approach combines the expertise of an animal behaviorist, a companion parrot consultant and a veterinarian who use "family therapy techniques" -- such as learning to respect the bird's boundaries and viewing sibling rivalry in a broad, environmental context -- to help you change the mischievous behavior of domesticated birds, including: . Biting or aggression . Screaming . Sibling/bird rivalry . Jealousy toward its human flock members, and . Feather plucking With additional chapters on choosing the right species for your family, breeding behavior and...