Books tagged: ornithology

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Why Do Hummingbirds Humm?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
This is a guide to attracting hummingbirds to your yard. It gives advice not only on attracting them but also on caring for them. The author's advice is based on several years of experience working with hummingbirds.
Let the Shadows Fall Behind You
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,800. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Brannagh’s boyfriend, Nikki, disappears on a bird count up north, she returns home for a reunion of the childhood club Tuatha-de-Dananns. In grade school, they vowed to 'protect one another's self-a-steam forever.' As Brannagh tries to solve the mystery behind Nikki's vanishing, she begins to suspect that someone might be taking the club's oath too far...even to the point of murder.
Feathers: A Comedic Ornithological Melodrama
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A retired professor revisits the Pacific to update his famous book on island birds, but in a comedy of errors he inadvertently foils a revolution--and also finds romance. Great fun!
The Late Great Show!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,340. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Welcome back to the amazing fantasy world of Roger Rabbit creator Gary K. Wolf. This time it’s murder, intrigue, and godly shenanigans. The Greek Gods, who have relocated to a glitzy mountaintop in Southern California, aren’t getting the pious veneration they feel they deserve. Big Ben Bolt, formerly called Zeus, has a foolproof way to reclaim his old glory.
Betsy the Hummingbird's Colorado Summer Adventures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This is the story of Betsy the Broad-tailed Hummingbird's adventures as she travels from the edge of Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park and meets over 20 fascinating species of birds and other friends along the way. The story is illustrated with stunning photographs of birds and contains supplementary scientific information about each of the birds.
Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Alfred John North was one of Australia's pioneer ornithologists. He was the author of Nests and Eggs of Birds Found Breeding in Australia and Tasmania (1901-1914), which remains a standard reference work today. While often maligned by his critics, the discovery of North's diary and private papers show him to have been a scientist of the highest calibre.
Birds of Western Wolli Creek: A case study in local extinction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This is a study of the birds found in the western part of the Wolli Creek Valley, about 8km from Sydney's CDB. It also serves as a case study of the increasing localised extinction of native birds in Sydney. This development, which has received little media attention, mirrors broader loss of native birds across south-eastern Australia.
Introducing the Birds of Wolli Creek
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This is a short, up-to-date account to the birds found along Wolli Creek, the last substantial remnant of the natural environment in Sydney's inner south-west. It is written for those new to the Valley and interested in its natural history.
Choices
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 760. Language: American English. Published: June 7, 2014 by William R. Parks. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
This book is published as a paperback and e-book by William R. Parks: www.wrparks.com The book teaches young children how to identify backyard birds by their color. "Choices" is a make believe story about birds choosing the colors of their feathers written and illustrated by Donna Lewis and Doris Rapp, authors of another children's book about birds, "Peppi Puffin to the Rescue."