Books tagged: ornithology

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Wild Alabama
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Award-winning writer and photographer Matt Zeigler went afield in the central Alabama bush to produce Wild Alabama. Explore the wonders of birds as exhibited by their feeding habits; mating rituals; defense of territory; and raising young. Also discover little-known facts about their intelligence and the struggles they endure from migration, nature and man just to survive from season-to-season.
Wild Alabama: Winter Haven
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Matt Zeigler’s Wild Alabama: Winter Haven, takes a spectacular journey into the winter habitat of birds in central Alabama during the winter of 2010-2011. Through the use of 95 full-color images Zeigler presents the American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, Song Sparrow and other native/migrant species in their winter territory.
British Birds -Names~Facts~Myths
Price: $12.50 USD. Words: 50,930. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
A book exploring the intriguing world of the meaning of the names of 231 British birds, giving an insight into how birds were given their names. Uniquely the book explores all three name categories for birds - local, vernacular and scientific names, supplemented with interesting facts, data and insights about birds. Enjoy this book as a serendipity of the meanings of the British bird names.
Indigo Bunting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Indigo buntings are common songbirds that range from the southeastern United States, to New York, the Great Plains, New Mexico, Arizona, and the southern portions of Canadian provinces. I'm intrigued that a male indigo is oblivious to the hottest weather on summer days. One source I have used tells us that even in this heat a male indigo sings 6 songs per minute and as many as 4,320 songs per day.
Choices
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 760. Language: American English. Published: June 7, 2014 by William R. Parks. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
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 by Donna Lewis & illustrated by Doris Rapp. Lewis wrote two other popular children's books: "Peppi Puffin to the Rescue" & "Time to Fly."
Introducing the Birds of Wolli Creek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
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.
Birds of Western Wolli Creek: A case study in local extinction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.
Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
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.
Betsy the Hummingbird's Colorado Summer Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
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.
Feathers: A Comedic Ornithological Melodrama
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
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!