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Indigo Bunting by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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.
Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands: A Wildlife Guide by Emily Hazen
Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist(4.00 from 1 review)
This guide will help you identify birds in the Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands. Each entry contains a photograph of the bird and information about its habits and identification.
Galapagos Birds: Wildlife Photographs from Ecuador’s Galapagos Archipelago, the Encantadas or Enchanted Isles, with words of Herman Melville, Charles Darwin, and HMS Beagle Captain Robert FitzRoy by Lynn Michelsohn
Series: Galapagos Islands Nature. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Glimpse the unique world of Galapagos Island birdlife through the camera of nature photographer, Moses Michelsohn, and brief selections from the writings of world-famous early visitors Charles Darwin, Herman Melville, and HMS Beagle Captain Robert FitzRoy.
My Patch by Mark Dennis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Patch watching is something you can turn to when you have had enough of long-distance chasing for birds. It is not a remedy but it is a very acceptable complimentary part of your birding life. Want to know all about it, then read 'My Patch' for some answers.
A Surgeon's Story. The Autobiography of Robert T. Morris by Roger Gosden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
The amazing story of a New York doctor who pioneered surgery against a tide of professional opposition. As a leading naturalist and horticulturist, he also used his gifts of writing and poetry as an early advocate of nature. “Far more of a human and social portrait than a medical text, this reissue fills the prescription for fascinating reading.” Kirkus (2014)
How To Spot A Bigfoot Hoax by Matthew B. Thompson
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Bigfoot TV programs often show Bigfooters LOOKING for a bigfoot, but never FINDING a bigfoot. There are lots of reasons why this happens: ignorance, continuing to get paid to look for one, protecting the bigfoots, etc. Those TV programs have created a tenuous vacuum in human knowledge, and this book tries to fill that vacuum.
Notes from a Small Valley A Natural History of Wolli Creek I Prehistory by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
This is part one of an introduction to the natural history of Sydney's Wolli Creek Valley. The Valley contains the last substantial remnants of the natural environment in the city's inner south-west. Part I, ‘Prehistory’, gives an account of the Valley’s geological history, its fossil record and human occupation before 1788.
Twitching Times by Mark Dennis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Twitchers - they are those crazy people who travel miles and miles just to see a rare bird. Don’t worry though, not all twitchers are beyond treatment and not all twitching is about only seeing the bird. Between 1982 and 2003 I twitched in the UK. Every twitch was an adventure, every twitch a story, here are a few for you to enjoy.
Attract Birds to Your Garden by Jeanne Grunert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist(5.00 from 1 review)
Turn your yard into a wild bird sanctuary by planting trees, shrubs and flowers to attract birds. Learn which feeders to choose, types of seed and feed, and more. A great book for those new to bird watching and gardening to attract birds.
Big Foot in the Back Yard by Charles Hallmark
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by OFFBooks Digital. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This delightful and informative book records the adventures, ideas, thoughts, and information of Big Foot investigator, Charles E. Chuck Hallmark. All events are true, all photos are genuine. Chuck respected the power and the intelligence of Big Foot, but saw and found no danger in the creatures he encountered and hoped to leave that image for the world.
Bogtrotter by Richard A. Coffey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Bogtrotter is the story of a man and woman who sold most of their material possessions to buy time away from their ordered urban lives to explore simplicity and find their connection to the natural world.
Introducing the Birds of Wolli Creek by Justin Cahill
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.
Monkey Business: A History Of Nonhuman Primate Rights by Erika Fleury
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Nonhuman primates have a dual role in modern society: revered for their intelligence, uncanny mimicry, and biological relation to humans, yet often forced to spend entire lifetimes as unwilling participants in the bioresearch, entertainment, and pet industries. Monkey Business examines the diverse issues involved with accepting mankind's closest relative into its circle of ethical consideration.
Wild Bird! —My Bird by Doris Teresa Wight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Over 130 poems, paired with amazing photos, that explore the behavior and nature of wild birds - OUR birds. The lyrics range from playful to thought-provoking and provide a unique and intimate look at the birds that surround us. The photographer, through close observation and attention to detail, perfectly captures the beauty and character of the birds.